Arsenal’s coach Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus as the pandemic continues to affect the sporting calendar around the world.
The Spaniard told the club’s official website: “This is really disappointing but I took the test after feeling poorly. I will be at work as soon as I’m allowed.”
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This is coming few hours after Leicester City manager, Brendan Rodgers confirmed three of his team have shows signs of the virus.
The official statement from the club said Arsenal personnel who had recent close contact with Mikel will now self-isolate in line with Government health guidelines.