Arsenal head coach, Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus.
According to Evening Standard, the Premier League has confirmed it will convene an emergency meeting with top-flight clubs on Friday morning regarding fixtures following Arsenal’s announcement on Thursday night.
Berore this announcement, Arsenal were surposed to play against Manchester City in a rearranged fixture at the Etihad on Wednesday night but the game was postponed as a precautionary measure amid the coronavirus outbreak.
After this development, Arsenal announced in the early hours of Wednesday morning that a number of players and four members of staff were self-isolating after meeting Olympiacos owner Evangelos Marinakis before the Europa League last-32, second-leg tie in north London 13 days ago on February 27.
Another case is Marinakis who owns Championship club Nottingham Forest and attended last Friday’s match against Millwall – announced on Tuesday that he had tested positive for coronavirus.