Arteta tests positive for Covid; will miss Man City match on NYD
Mikel Arteta isolating after contracting Coronavirus for a second time; Arsenal boss also fell ill at the beginning of the pandemic; he will isolate for at least one week in line with public health protocols
Despite the positive test, the Arsenal manager is still planning to speak to the media from his home on Thursday to preview the match against City.
A statement from the club read: “Mikel Arteta will miss our match against Manchester City on New Year’s Day after testing positive for Covid-19.
Arteta will face an isolation period of one week. At present,people who receive negative lateral flow results on day six and day seven of their self-isolation period – with tests taken 24hours apart – no longer have to stay indoors for a full 10 days.