Coronavirus: Arsenal coach, Mikel Arteta has tested positive

Arsenal Football Club head coach, Mikel Arteta has tested positive for COVID-19 and will now self-isolate in line with UK government health guidelines.

Also, it is expected the club’s first-team squad as well as coaching staff will undergo a test.


In a statement, Arteta said

“This is really disappointing but I took the test after feeling poorly. I will be at work as soon as I’m allowed.”

The Premier League also said in a statement:

“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.”


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