Arsenal On Total Lockdown

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Arsenal are now on lockdown after manager Mikel Arteta tested positive for Coronavirus with calls to suspend the Premier League growing louder.

With other clubs also now reporting a complete lockdown, the Premier League has suspended the competition despite until further notice .

Arsenal’s statement said, “Our London Colney training centre has been closed after head coach Mikel Arteta received a positive COVID-19 result this evening.

“Arsenal personnel who had recent close contact with Mikel will now self-isolate in line with Government health guidelines. We expect this to be a significant number of people from Colney, including the full first-team squad and coaching staff, as well as a smaller number of people from our Hale End Academy which we have also temporarily closed as a precaution.”

While the rest of Europe, including Ireland, close down public facilities and limit large public gatherings in order to halt the spread of the virus, the UK have taken a much more blase attitude to the whole thing, the result of which is more people will die than need to.

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