Mikel Arteta: Premier League to convene emergency meeting on Friday

Mikel Arteta
Mikel Arteta

The news that Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta has contracted coronavirus has no doubt sent panic across premiership clubs as the group has called for an emergency convergence to determine if it would go ahead with fixtures scheduled for the weekend.

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This was made public in a statement on the website of the group.

Read the full statement below:

In light of Arsenal’s announcement tonight confirming that their first-team coach Mikel Arteta has tested positive for COVID-19, the Premier League will convene an emergency club meeting tomorrow morning regarding future fixtures.

The Premier League will make no further comment until after that meeting.