Chelsea’s entire men's team -- including American Christian Pulisic
-- was placed into self-quarantine after winger Callum Hudson-Odoi
tested positive to the coronavirus.
The test came after a Hudson-Odoi displayed cold symptoms on Monday morning. The teenager has stayed away from the club since then. The positive test result was confirmed on Thursday night.
“Chelsea men’s team player Callum Hudson-Odoi had a positive test result for coronavirus returned this evening,” Chelsea said in a statement. “Chelsea personnel who had
recent close contact with the player in the men’s team building will now self-isolate in line with government health guidelines. These will include initially the full men’s team squad,
coaching staff and a number of backroom staff.”
Chelsea added that Hudson-Odoi was “doing well and looking forward to returning to the training ground as soon as it is
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta
also tested positive for coronavirus. The Gunners closed their training center and placed club staff who had recent contact in
The Premier League will hold an emergency meeting on Friday to decide whether to halt play.
Juventus defender Daniele Rugani
also tested positive for
coronavirus, forcing him and his teammates -- including Cristiano Ronaldo
-- into quarantine.