Arsenal coach and Chelsea star tested positive to Coronavirus
Premier league has been hit with the latest Corona Virus after reavealing in their website site that Arsenal coach Micheal Arteta and Chelsea player Hudson Odoi has both been tested positive for the COVID-19 Virus. This news came shortly after arsenal players who travel to Olympiacos to play the Greek side in the Europa league were isolated after the Olympiacos owner revealed he tested positive to the Coronavirus.
And just yesterday, it was announced that Arsenal coach has been tested positive to the Virus, and arsenal players and staff who came in contact with the head coach are being forced to self quarantine. Premier league is set to hold an emergency meeting.
Just after the English Premier League announced it would carry on with this weekend’s slate of matches as scheduled, it may be reconsidering. The club was supposed to face-off against Brighton on Saturday, but that game was postponed.
“It is clear we will not be able to play some fixtures on their currently scheduled dates,” Arsenal’s statement read. “We will update supporters who have tickets for forthcoming games with more information as soon as possible.” The news instigated another update from the EPL, calling an emergency meeting to discuss how they should proceed.
“In light of Arsenal’s announcement tonight confirming that their first-team coach Mikel Arteta has tested positive for COVID-19, the Premier League will convene an emergency club meeting tomorrow morning regarding future fixtures,” the EPL’s statement said. “The Premier League will make no further comment until after that meeting.”