Due to the Coronavirus disease, all the players of the Gunners passed a total of fourteen days quarantine period. And then, they were about to return to their practice session. But reportedly, Gunners cancel training despite completing the 14-day quarantine period. Because of the massive infection of the COVID-19, the club authorities have suggested their players stay at home.
One of the big clubs in the Premier League Arsenal is now out of the track. They played the last season’s UEFA Europa League competition but it seems that they might not be able to do it again. Now, they are standing in the 9th position. Considering the table, the Gunners are still 42 points behind of the top-rated club Liverpool. Though they had a small chance of moving into the top four when the Gunners came to the form, Coronavirus attacked the country. So, like all the big competitions in Europe, the Premier League season has been postponed. From the next 2nd May, the tournament is about to resume. But it seems that the date might be postponed once again just because of Coronavirus. So, Arsenal might face the problem if the season will go on like the way.
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) March 23, 2020
The Gunners boss Mikel Arteta became the Coronavirus positive. So, the whole team of the Gunners went to the quarantine for fourteen days. Till the next 30th April, along with the Premier League, all the English competitions have been postponed. But the Gunners were about to return to the practice in the ongoing week. Considering the current situation, the London’s club has made a press release. Through that, they have canceled all the practice sessions.
Arsenal have cancelled plans to resume training tomorrow, telling players to remain at home because of the coronavirus pandemic. pic.twitter.com/dcC9t5psZx
— ARSENAL (@tomgunner14) March 23, 2020
The current situation is not suitable for practice. It will not be wise to tell their players to return to the ground right now. It will be fully irresponsible. So, their main male squad, female squad, and the youth academy players will stay at home. Though the matches have been postponed till the next 30th April, still the Gunners will give the full salary to their part-time workers, the club authorities revealed.
In the last week, the most successful Premier League club Manchester United also revealed the same decision. If the next matches of the season will be canceled or taken place audienceless, they will surely provide the full salary to their part-time workers too. According to the rules of the Football Association, the season should be finished on the 1st of June. But reportedly, FA, Premier League, EFA, and the other organizations have agreed that the ongoing season’s time will be extended officially.