Arsenal administrator Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19)
The club discharged an announcement on Thursday evening affirming the news, saying they expect a ” significant number of individuals” will self-detach, including first-group staff and mentors.
The announcement read: “The wellbeing of our kin and the more extensive open is our need and that is the place our center is. Our considerations are with Mikel who is baffled however in great spirits. We are in dynamic discourse with all the pertinent individuals to deal with this circumstance suitably, and we anticipate returning to preparing and playing when clinical counsel permits.”
Overseeing chief Vinai Venkatesham included: “Mikel and the full first-group crew, players and staff, will be completely bolstered, and we anticipate returning to preparing and playing when clinical exhortation permits. Clearly, Mikel’s full recuperation is the need now for every one of us.”
Arteta himself included: “This is truly frustrating however I stepped through the examination subsequent to feeling inadequately. I will be grinding away when I’m permitted.”
The Premier League will hold “an emergency club meeting” on Friday to discuss future fixtures.