Arteta, positive for coronavirus; the Premier can stop today

New positive for coronavirus. On this occasion, the Spanish coach of Arsenal, Mikel Arteta. The gunners were already in quarantine after 14 days ago their staff maintain close contact with Evangelos Marinakis, owner of the Greek Olympiakos and Nottingham Forest, who tested positive for coronavirus. The game that should have been played yesterday against City was suspended and the one that corresponded this Saturday (16:00) against Brighton will not be held either.

Of course, the rest of the Premier continues at this time without suspending and with an audience for this weekend. Although everything points to the English league reviewing this position since an emergency meeting will take place this Friday. Arteta's case is not the only one. Three Leicester footballers are quarantined for symptoms from COVID-19 and Mendy from City, too.

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Arsenal manager Vinai Venkatesham said: “The health of our people and the general public is our priority and that is where we focus. Our thoughts go to Mikel, who is disappointed but in a good mood. We are in active dialogue with all relevant people to handle this situation appropriately, and we look forward to training and playing again as soon as medical advice allows. ”

Chelsea player Callum Hudson-Odoi has also tested positive

The London club has announced through a statement on its social networks that its player Callum Hudson-Odoi has tested positive for coronavirus.

In addition, the Chelsea announced “that the personnel who had recent close contact with the player in the team will isolate themselves, in accordance with the health guidelines of the government” Including the first team and coaching staff.

Callum showed symptoms similar to a mild cold on Monday morning and has not been in training camp since then as a precautionary measure. However, her test was positive tonight and she will undergo a period of self-isolation. Despite positive tests for the virus, Callum is doing well and hopes to return to training camp as soon as possible, “the statement said.