Manchester City announced on Christmas Day that Kyle Walker and Gabriel Jesus tested positive for the coronavirus.
Manchester City’s Premier League game at Everton on Monday was postponed four hours before kick-off due to a coronavirus outbreak at the club.
Everton said that they would require the city full disclosure to the Premier League, which led to the postponement.
The city announced new positive results for the coronavirus on Monday, in addition to the results confirmed on Christmas Day.
The Premier League then agreed to postpone the match at a meeting of the board of directors.
After the positive test results were confirmed on Monday, the city said its landfill would be closed indefinitely.
The city mentioned the risk of the virus spreading to staff if the safety of the bubble is compromised.
On Christmas Day, the city reported that Gabriel Jesus, Kyle Walker and two employees tested positive for the coronavirus.
The postponement came on a day that several games of the English Football League were cancelled because of Covid-19.
In league 1, Rochdale has announced that his next two games will be postponed and Doncaster has confirmed that his next three games have been postponed.
League 2 rivals Morecambe have said that their next two games have also been cancelled.
The trip from Manchester City to Everton is the second Premier League game to be cancelled because of the Corona virus, as the top flight resumed in June. Newcastle’s game against Aston Villa, scheduled for early December, has also been postponed.
The city’s statement says: After the last round of testing of Covid 19 new positive cases were reported, in addition to the four cases already reported on Christmas Day.
Due to strong medical recommendations, the Premier League, in consultation with the two clubs, decided to postpone the line-up.
Everton said in a statement: Our players were ready to play, as was the team and everyone at Goodison. The day of the game is the most important date on our calendar. And it was a big problem.
Public safety will always be a priority at Everton, but we will require that all information provided by Manchester City to the Premier League be fully disclosed so that the club can clearly understand why this decision was made.
The Premier League said that the increase in the number of cases had created uncertainty for the city and that the competition authority had received medical advice to postpone the match.
The union’s statement continues: As a precaution the board has agreed to postpone the game and further tests will take place tomorrow [Tuesday].
The decision was made with the health of the players and staff as a priority.
The Premier League still has full confidence in its protocols and rules and in their implementation by all clubs.
The city plays on Sunday 3 January against Chelsea and on Wednesday 6 January. January, against Manchester United in the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup.
The club has stated that the team and its players will be tested before the decision is made to resume training.
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To be honest, the news was greeted with disappointment at Everton, who were lucky enough to join Liverpool at the top of the Premier League – and still have fans in Goodison Park while Merseyside plays in Ligue 2 under the British government’s coronavirus restrictions.
The club was only informed of the potential problem on Monday afternoon and although it is clear that the situation has not been disturbed, the Premier League club demands full disclosure of the exact reasons for its decision.
The city will probably never know the exact reasons for the epidemic.
However, they played on the 22nd. December at the Emirate Stadium against Arsenal in the EFL Cup. At that time London was placed on level 4 and the city was informed that positive cases had subsequently been reported to the hotel where they were staying.
The training centre will be closed on short notice and all players and staff will be tested on Tuesday.
Newcastle was scheduled to undergo the same procedure in early December, following the cancellation of their match at Aston Villa.
Due to the busy schedule, the game in the Chelsea Premier League will take place on Sunday 3 January and the semi-finals of the EFL Cup in Manchester United on Wednesday 6 January. January, in danger.
However, unlike Leyton Orient, who had to give up their match against Tottenham Hotspur because of a positive coronavirus test, the semifinals will be postponed.