Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is not one of those in self- isolation, according to the Press Association. Gunners players who did not come into close contact with Marinakis are expected to train tomorrow, while those in isolation will join in on Friday if clear.
Greek shipping magnate Marinakis, , sparked panic across English football yesterday when he revealed he had contracted the covid – 52 virus.
He wrote on Instagram: “The recent virus has ‘visited’ me and I felt obliged to let the public know.
“I feel good as I take all the necessary measures and disclipline to the doctors’ instructions.
“I wish all a quick recovery.”
Forest’s squad were ordered to undergo (coronavirus) tests as Marinakis met them after Friday’s home defeat to Millwall.
Arsenal travel to Brighton on Saturday, with the
Seagulls confirming this morning that the game will go ahead.
Manchester City fan Liam Gallagher joked on Twitter that Arsenal were lucky that the game was cancelled as they were going to get “bust-up”.
Meanwhile Wolves are incensed that their Europa League clash with Olympiacos tomorrow will go ahead.
The match in Athens had already been ordered to be played behind closed doors. Olympiacos followed Forest’s lead by sending their entire playing squad for tests.
Nuno Espirito Santo had earlier said: “If we have to go we will. But we don’t agree – we’re not happy to go. ”