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Arsenal vs Wolves postponed due to Covid-19 epidemic in Bruno Lage’s squad

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Arsenal vs Wolves postponed due to Covid-19 epidemic in Bruno Lage’s squad

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The Gunners were due to welcome Bruno Lage’s side to Emirates Stadium in a kick-off at 12:30 GMT on Tuesday afternoon (December 28).

However, that match has now been called off due to a mix of coronavirus cases and injuries in the Wolves squad that left them without the resources to complete the match.

This is the Wolves’ second game in a row to be postponed, with their home game against Watford being one of three games canceled on Boxing Day due to the increase in Covid cases on the Hornets side.

They have not played since a goalless draw with Chelsea at Molineux on December 19 which visitors tried and failed to put aside due to their own Covid concerns.

Six of the 10 high-level games scheduled last weekend had to be postponed amid a record high number of coronavirus cases.

However, a decision was made at a club officers meeting last week to continue with the busy schedule of festive fixtures as planned despite these rising numbers and concerns over player well-being, decisions regarding postponements. being taken on a case-by-case basis.

Clubs have been told they should be ready to play if they have 13 players available, including a goalkeeper.

Premier League managers and captains held separate Zoom calls with the Premier League on the matter on Thursday, with likes from Tottenham boss Antonio Conte and Crystal Palace counterpart Patrick Vieira – who missed out on the 3-0 defeat of Sunday in Tottenham after a positive Covid test and one refused the Eagles’ request to cancel the game – among those who criticized the meetings.

Arsenal, fourth, are on a four-game winning streak in the Premier League after demolishing modest Norwich 5-0 at Carrow Road on Boxing Day. Day.

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