The Gunners announced the cancellation of the pre-season tour of the US due to some members of the team testing positive for Covid-19.
As planned, Arsenal will have a tour of the US, attend the Florida Cup with a match against Inter Milan on July 25, then plan to play against Everton and Millonarios.
|Arsenal canceled the US tour at the last minute because a member tested positive for Covid-19|
However, the London team had to cancel at the last minute after some members of the team tested positive for Covid-19.
In the announcement of the withdrawal from the Florida Cup, it read: “This difficult decision is based on ensuring the health and well-being of our players and staff.
Arsenal fully understand how disappointing this is for our fans in the US, who have been looking forward to seeing the team in the Florida Cup as part of our pre-season preparations.
We apologize to the Florida Cup BTC and our partners.”.
According to Arsenal, the members infected with Covid-19 are currently not showing any symptoms and are self-isolating at home.
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