Updated after the Premier League reacted to the Arsenal-trainer Mikel Artetas positive coronatest
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It was Thursday, the invitation from the English government in relation to sporting events in the country.
So, even though most of the rest of Europe is closing stadiums or completely cancels sporting events, there is in England another free-for-all - although the situation is monitored.
Why has the English Premier League going to continue to play without shutting down the stadiums - that is for the weekend so to fully program without cancellations, inform the Premier League.
- While the prime minister has indicated that all sporting events should take place as normal for now, then indicated he also that the government is considering to ban all major public events such as sports matches, says it on the website.
- We are therefore continuing to work closely with our clubs, the government, the FA (fodboldforbundet, ed.), EFL (ligaorganisationen, red.) and other relevant stakeholders to ensure that appropriate emergency plans are in place, if circumstances change, it sounds on the league's website.
Shortly after, the league had announced that this weekend's matches will be played as normal, announced the Arsenal, to coach Mikel Arteta has tested positive for the coronavirus.
As a result of it is expected the entire matchday and coaching staff to be sent into quarantine. The news has got the Premier League to convene an emergency meeting Friday with the league clubs regarding the upcoming matches.
Opposite the Premier League then put all the French football in abeyance. On Thursday evening announced The French Football federation, that all tournaments in the country suspended indefinitely due to coronaviruses.
The upcoming Premier League-round includes, among other things, on a showdown between Tottenham and Manchester City and the Merseyside-derby between Everton and Liverpool.
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