When we thought we have seen it all, Arsenal Manager Mikel Arteta tested positive for coronavirus.
Arsenal have been reported to have closed their training ground.
Arteta said: ‘This is really disappointing but I took the test after feeling poorly. I will be at work as soon as I’m allowed.’
He, and the entire first-team squad and coaching staff will now be self-isolating in accordance with the most recent government guidelines.
An official club statement explained: 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.
“We expect those who did not have close contact with Mikel to return to work in the coming days. In the meantime our Colney and Hale End training centres will undergo a deep clean and our other club sites are operating as normal.