Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus. The club said that the team’s training center, London Colney has been closed after diagnosis was confirmed.Even the Club personnel who had recent close contact with Arteta are now in self-isolation which the club says is in lines with government heath guidelines.
Arsenal employees who have had recent close contact with Arteta will now self isolate and they expect this to be a significant number of people from the London Colney training centre including the full first-team squad and coaching staff, as well as a smaller number of people from their Hale End Academy which they have also temporarily closed as a precaution.
The news came shortly after the premier league announced that this weekend games will continue, while other leagues around the world has postponed games or playing in closed doors.
Arsenal’s match with Manchester City on Wednesday was postponed. That decision was made because the owner of Greek club Olympiakos has been diagnosed with coronavirus, and he was at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium in London on Feb. 27.