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Mikel Arteta 'feeling much better', in good spirits: Arsenal

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta tested positive for coronavirus last week and the squad went to a 14-day self-isolation following the diagnosis.

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London Published on: March 20, 2020 8:32 IST
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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta tested positive for coronavirus last week and the squad went to a 14-day self-isolation following the diagnosis.

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is back to working from home, the club confirmed on Thursday after he had tested positive for coronavirus last week.

"We're pleased to say that Mikel is feeling much better. He's in good spirits, doing detailed planning with the coaches and speaking to the players regularly," Arsenal said in a statement.

The Arsenal squad went into self-isolation for 14 days after the Spaniard's diagnosis.

Meanwhile, the English Football Association (FA)) has announced that the suspension of all forms of the professional game has been extended till April 30. The announcement was made after officials of the FA, the English Premier League, the English Football League and the women's professional football held a meeting.

Association Football all around Europe has been suspended following the outbreak of COVID-19. While the Euro, which was scheduled to take place in 2020, has been postponed till next year, there have also been reports that the Champions League knock-out games could be one-legged ties.

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