Manchester City tonight announced the cancellation. Directly from the club, they released the following statement.
Arsenal fixture postponed
“Manchester City’s Premier League fixture at home to Arsenal has been postponed.
The decision to postpone tonight’s game has been taken as a precautionary measure on medical advice, after it emerged that personnel from Arsenal FC have come into contact with the Olympiacos owner, Evangelos Marinakis, who has been named as a positive case of COVID-19.
Manchester City FC wishes Mr Marinakis a speedy recovery, and further information will follow in the coming days about rescheduled dates, but supporters are advised not to travel to Etihad Stadium for this fixture.”
Amid concerns all over Europe about the spread and containment of the corona virus it seems a wise decision for City to be proactive and not force themseves to be reactive.
Keep it here at Bitter and Blue as we will update you on this situation.