Updated: Mar 14
Arteta says everyone’s health matters right now.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has revealed that he is "feeling better already" after testing positive for Covid-19.
The Spaniard is also pleased the Premier League has decided to postpone matches, saying everyone’s health is important at this point.
The north London side confirmed on Thursday that they closed their training ground and club staff, who recently came in contact with Arteta are already self-isolating.
"Thanks for your words and support," the 37-year-old wrote on Twitter. "We're all facing a huge and unprecedented challenge.
"Everyone's health is all that matters right now. Protect each other by following the guidelines," Arteta added.
"We'll come through this together."
Arsenal managing director Vinai Venkatesham confirmed on Thursday that a "significant number of people" will self-isolate, including the Gunners first-team squad.
"The health of our people and the wider public is our priority and that is where our focus is," said Venkatesham as BBC Sport quoted.
"We are in active dialogue with all the relevant people to manage this situation appropriately, and we look forward to getting back to training and playing as soon as medical advice allows."