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 recreation at dwelling towards 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 will even 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 unfavourable for the novel coronavirus, however had been unwell to play towards Chelsea.


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