The Premier League season has been suspended indefinitely after Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta and Chelsea forward Callum Hudson-Odoi tested positive of coronavirus, following an emergency meeting on Friday.

The Premier League becomes the latest high-profile football tournament to put on hold after Champions League, Europa League, LA Liga, Eredivisie, Ligue 1, Serie A, MLS, Swiss Super League and others.

However, Arteta and Hudson-Odoi are not the only footballers that have contacted the virus with Juventus player Daniele Rugani became the first high-profile professional footballer to be diagnosed.

However, three unnamed Leicester City players went into self-isolation after showing symptoms with Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy has been tested.

Premier League has an emergency meeting on Friday be announcing the league has been suspended via there official Twitter handle.

However several clubs from Arsenal, Chelsea, Leicester City, Bournemouth, Manchester City, Juventus Everton and Real Madrid – revealed they have either all or some of their playing staff in self-isolation.


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