Arsenal’s Gabriel Magalhaes out for three games due to close COVID-19 contact


Arsenal defender Gabriel Magalhaes will miss their subsequent three games as a result of he’s self-isolating after coming into close contact with somebody who examined optimistic for COVID-19, the Premier League membership stated on Saturday.

Gabriel, who joined Arsenal this season, was not named in Saturday’s squad for their sport at house in opposition to London rivals Chelsea.

“Gabriel was in touch with someone. It is what it is – it comes at a bad time for us ahead of such a big game,” supervisor Mikel Arteta stated.

The Brazilian centre-back may also miss Tuesday’s journey to Brighton & Hove Albion and Saturday’s go to to West Bromwich Albion within the Premier League.

Arsenal added that defender David Luiz and winger Willian had each examined adverse for the novel coronavirus, however had been unwell to play in opposition to Chelsea.


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