Gboah.com: Arsenal Manager Mikel Arteta Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Arsenal Manager Mikel Arteta Tests Positive For Coronavirus


Arsenal has reported that their manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus.

Club personnel who had late close contact with will self-isolate.


The Gunners have closed their training ground and club staff who had late contact with Arteta will now self-isolate.

The Premier League will hold "an emergency club meeting" on Friday to discuss future fixtures.

"This is really disappointing," said Spaniard Arteta, 37.

"I took the test after feeling poorly. I will be at work as soon as I'm allowed."

Arsenal expects  "countless individuals" will self-isolate, including the "full first-team squad".

The club were due to face Brighton in the Premier League at Amex Stadium on Saturday (15:00 GMT) but Brighton discharged an announcement, soon after confirmation of Arteta's positive test, declaring that the game had been called off.

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