Manchester City VS Arsenal Postponed due to Coronavirus

Premier League clash between Manchester City against Arsenal that was set to be played this Wednesday, 11th March, has been postponed.

The match has been postponed due to the ongoing Coronavirus that has so far claimed more than 4000 lives.

The match has been postponed to unknown dates after medics advice, that was reached at “after it emerged that personnel from Arsenal have come into contact with the Olympiacos and Nottingham Forest owner, Evangelos Marinakis, who has been named a positive case of the COVID 19.”

Arsenal played Olympiacos in the Europa League some days back before the club’s owner was found positive with the COVID19.

Manchester City has then urged its supporters to cancel travel tickets to Etihad where the match was to be held.

City has also wished Marinakis a quick recovery.

“Manchester City FC wishes Mr. Marinakis a speedy recovery, and further information will follow in the coming days about rescheduled dates,” read City’s statement in parts.

Arsenal on the hand has said its staff and players will be on self-quarantine at their homes before other necessary measures are set up.

However, both City and Arsenal may have games to play on weekend. This was after Premier League said there are no plans to postpone other matches not unless otherwise.

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