MIKEL MERINO has been keeping himself busy during the coronavirus lockdown by using his girlfriend for weight training.

The ex-Newcastle midfielder has had to find new ways of keeping fit since the safety measures were introduced to control the spread of the virus.

Merino's girlfriend lays on his back whilst he completes a few press-ups in order to keep himself in shape, should the season resume.

Currently at Real Sociedad, Merino joined Newcastle from Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2017 but the moved didn't go to plan and headed to Spain a year later.

The 23-year-old has played a key part at Sociedad, helping the club to fourth in La Liga, just one point behind Sevilla in third.

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