Coach Arteta: ‘I have felt better’

Arsenal’s head coach, Mikel Arteta reassured fans on social networks after being confirmed positive for Corona Virus not long ago.

Mikel Arteta
Coach Mikel Arteta was positive for the Covid-19 virus, the Premier League had an emergency meeting

The Arsenal club issued an official statement confirming that head coach Mikel Arteta was positive for Covid-19. According to the announcement on the homepage and social media channel, Arsenal said the entire team has been isolated and the training activities have been stopped.

Coach Mikel Arteta
Coach Mikel Arteta

According to pro-Arsenal journalists, Arteta did not spread Corona Virus directly from the owner of the Olympiakos club due to no contact. However, he may have transmitted the virus from one of the club’s employees or one of the players who played the match in the Europa League, nor did he deduct the possibility of Arteta being transmitted from someone other than Arsenal.

Mikel Arteta himself spoke up after discovering he was positive for Covid-19. “It was disappointing, but I had to check right after feeling unwell. I will be back to work soon with permission, ”he said.

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With Coach Arteta being positive for the Corona Virus, the match between Arsenal and Brighton on March 14 in round 30 will also be postponed.

Shortly after Arteta got sick, the Premier League organizers held an emergency meeting. The Mikel Arteta incident spread to the virus just hours after levels of English football were given the green light for normal organization by the government, and there was now a negative reaction from the press that it was a decision. unduly reckless.

At the moment, the Premier League is the only tournament in Europe’s top five leagues that has not decided to indefinitely postpone matches due to the Covid-19 epidemic, something that the leagues in France, Germany, and West Spain and Italy both did. The public opinion is that the organizers expressed a lack of responsibility to the community and seemed more afraid of losing money than the health of the players, the coaches and the people serving the organization of the tournament.

Arteta’s recent response to the public

Recently, on his personal page, coach Mikel Arteta posted an updated status of his health. He was the first person to be positive for the Corona Virus  in the Premier League, and is currently isolated and treated according to regulations to ensure safety.

The Spanish strategist wrote: “Thanks for the wishes and support of everyone. I have felt better. We are all facing an unprecedented challenge. The health of Everyone is the most important issue right now. Let’s protect each other by following the instructions and we will overcome this “.

In addition, Mikel Arteta also praised the Premier League organizers for announcing the postponement of the tournament due to the complicated developments of the Covid-19 epidemic. Currently, the top 5 national championships in Europe, the Champions League, and the Europa League have all been postponed.

On the morning of 13/3 (Vietnam time), the Arsenal homepage confirmed that Coach Arteta was positive for Corona Virus. Shortly thereafter, Chelsea midfielder Callum Hudson-Odoi was also discovered, causing the Stamford Bridge team to block the entire Cobham training area.

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In addition to Arsenal and Chelsea, many other English teams were also affected by the Covid-19 epidemic. Coach Brendan Rodgers confirmed three Leicester players are actively quarantining because of symptoms, similar to the case of defender Benjamin Mendy at Man City. Everton and Bournemouth are the next two teams to confirm that the players and staff are quarantining them to ensure safety.

A number of rumors suggest that Mikel Arteta was infected with Corona Virus by contacting President Evangelos Marinakis of Olympiacos after the Europa League match. However, a source from Evening Standard confirmed this was incorrect. https://thenewssports.net/

Mikel Arteta
Coach Arteta reassured fans on social networks.

Arsenal is competing for a place in the Europa League next season.
Arsenal is competing for a place in the Europa League next season.