The Premier League have confirmed that they have taken the decision to suspend the competition until at least the weekend of 4th April as a result of the coronavirus pandemic (Sky Sports).
Tottenham Hotspur were due to face Manchester United in North London on Sunday but the match and subsequent fixtures will now be put on hold.
Arsenal took the decision to put a significant portion of their staff in self isolation including the first-team squad and coaching staff after manager Mikel Arteta tested positive for COVID-19.
Their match against Brighton on Saturday was postponed on Thursday evening.
Chelsea have also taken similar measures after Callum Hudson-Odoi had a positive test result and Everton have become the latest club to self-isolate the entire first team and backroom staff after a player reported symptoms consistent with coronavirus.
Three of Watford’s first-team players were sent home from training on Thursday morning while members of Leicester’s squad have also reported issues (Telegraph).
BREAKING: PREMIER LEAGUE SUSPENDED UNTIL APRIL 3RD pic.twitter.com/NeDjg6EgbY
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