The Gunners have locked their training facility. Arsenal players were already quarantined because they came into contact with the owner of the Greek club Olympiakos. It also tested positive for the corona virus. According to Arsenal director Vinai Venkatesham, Arteta is “disappointed, but in a good mood.”
“All people who have been around Mikel are quarantined. In addition to the players and members of the coaching staff, those from London will be Colney, ”Arsenal said in a statement. Colney is the part in London where Arsenal has the stadium and training complex.
Chelsea player Callum Hudson-Odoi is also infected with the new corona virus. The London club announced this in the night from Thursday to Friday. The 19-year-old international is the first Premier League player to be infected with the lung virus.
Chelsea says that all personnel who have been in contact with Hudson-Odoi are going to self-isolate. “This initially includes the entire first team, the coaching staff and a number of staff,” said a statement released. The club will talk to the football association to discuss what to do with the upcoming matches. Chelsea will have to play against Aston Villa on Sunday.
The Premier League clubs will meet in an emergency session on Friday to discuss what to do with the league. The game between Manchester City and Arsenal was already canceled on Wednesday because of the lung virus.
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