Arsenal Vs Manchester-City Postponed
Arsenal vs Man city match which was scheduled to hold tonight has been postponed as a result of coronavirus.
With regards to news that emerged yesterday that Olympiacos owner Evangelos Marinakis has been diagnosed of Covid-19, Premier League has taken medical advice and investigating any person who had close contact with Olympiacos owner, Evangelos Marinakis at the game between Olympiacos and Arsenal during their European league clash.
Going by this exercise, it has been identified that so many players met with the Olympiacos owner immediately before the game.
The medical advise we were given entails that the risk of them contacting Covid-19 is at minimal. However, we are adhering strictly to the Government guidelines which suggest that anyone who has come into close contact with a coronavirus person should self-isolate at home for 14 days from the last time they had contact.
Therefore, the players are unavailable for today’s match against Manchester City and the Premier League has come up with a decision to postpone the game.
As a result, Arsenal Premier League match with Manchester City on Wednesday night has been postponed.
The players are asked to remain at their homes until the 14-day isolation period expires.
Four Arsenal staff who sat close to Olympiacos owner Evangelos Marinakis during their last European league match were also asked to remain at home until the 14 days isolation period are complete.
In addition, Arsenal football club appealed to their supporters with this note ”We fully understand how disappointing this is for our supporters, in particular those who were travelling to Manchester for tonight’s match. Tickets will be valid for the match when it’s rearranged”.
Arsenal Vs Manchester-City PostPoned
As a further preventive measure, whilst Arsenal believe there was any close contact with Olympiacos owner Evangelos Marinakis, any other Arsenal guests or staff in the directors box restaurant, we are reaching out to them to advise and suggest that they should follow the relevant medical guidelines if there has been any such possible contact.
Arsenal Football Club wishes Olympiacos owner Evangelos Marinakis a speedy recovery while looking forward to the Arsenal players and staff to return to work on Friday so as to prepare for their football match at Brighton.