Coronavirus: Premier League and EFL postponed until April 3 | Football News

UEFA has postponed next week’s Champions League, Europa League games

Last Updated: 13/03/20 11:10am

Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus

The Premier League and EFL have postponed all matches until April 3 at the earliest due to the threat of the coronavirus.

The Football Association has also postponed England’s international friendly matches against Italy and Denmark, scheduled for March 27 and 31 respectively.

The measure to postpone Premier League football was agreed at an “emergency club meeting” on Friday and in light of Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta and Chelsea midfielder Callum Hodson-Odoi confirming they had tested positive for the virus.

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Sky Sports has put together a handy guide to help spot the symptoms of coronavirus and how to stop the spread of the pandemic.

The Arsenal head coach will self-isolate in line with government health guidelines and it is expected the first-team squad – along with coaching staff – will do the same; Arsenal’s game against Brighton on Saturday had already…