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Mikel Arteta hit by coronavirus LIVE updates as Premier League season stands on the brink

The Premier League season is on the brink of being suspended following news of Mikel Arteta testing positive for coronavirus .

On Thursday evening the Premier League finally broke their silence on the coronavirus outbreak stating this weekend’s game were set to go ahead.

But shortly after Arsenal released a statement confirming their manager would now need to self isolate with the Gunners in action against Brighton this weekend.

Since then, the Premier League have confirmed there will now be an emergency meeting held on Friday morning to discuss plans for this weekend’s games.

A statement read: “In light of Arsenal’s announcement tonight confirming that their first team coach Mikel Arteta has tested positive for COVID-19, the Premier League will convene an emergency club meeting tomorrow morning regarding future fixtures.”

Starsport is on hand to bring you all the LIVE updates and developments below.

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