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Chaos as Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta tests positive for coronavirus

Arsenal team  during extra time of the Olympiakos game on February 27.


Mikel Arteta, 37, the first confirmed member of staff of a Premier League team to be infected with the disease. Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has confirmed the news of testing positive for the deadly coronavirus disease. He and the whole Arsenal first-team squad and coaching staff will be in self-isolating as a precaution. Results of his test came less than an hour after Premier League broadcasted that this weekend's fixtures will still hold.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta on Thursday evening released a statement confirming the news, it is also expected that a "significant number of people" are to self-isolate, this includes the team, staff and coaches, he also said that they also look forward to commence preparation and playing as soon as medical advice allows. Evidently, Mikel’s full recovery is the priority now for us all.”
The managing director in an interview stated that: “We are in active discussion with all the appropriate people to manage this situation properly, and we look forward to getting back to training and playing as soon as medical advice allows.” Mikel Arteta also states that it is really disappointing, and promises to get back to work as soon as meical advice allows him.
The Premier League will hold "an emergency club meeting" today Friday 13th ,2020 to discuss the future fixtures.

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