Coronavirus: Premier League Matches Suspended Until April

photo of English premiership teams
photo of English premiership teams

The English Premiership board has announced that all fixtures would be put on hold till April 4 following news that Arsenal manager,Mikel Arteta and Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi have both tested positive to coronavirus.

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This was contained in a statement on the official website of the board.

Full statement below:

“Following a meeting of shareholders today, it was unanimously decided to suspend the Premier League with the intention of returning on 4 April, subject to medical advice and conditions at the time,” the Premier League said in a statement.

“Above all, we wish Mikel Arteta and Callum Hudson-Odoi speedy recoveries, and everyone else affected by COVID-19,” said Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters.

“In this unprecedented situation, we are working closely with our clubs, Government, The FA and EFL and can reassure everyone the health and welfare of players, staff and supporters are our priority.”

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