Olympiacos confirm all coronavirus tests on players returned negative after their owner was diagnosed with the virus

Greek football club, Olympiacos have announced that the coronavirus tests carried out on all their players including, coaches and board members have tested negative.

The club underwent tests after their owner Evangelos Marinakis, who also owns Nottingham Forest, revealed on Tuesday that he had been diagnosed with the virus.

“Olympiacos FC informs that after the required medical exams to which all the members of the football staff, as well as board members and staff, were submitted, all the tests came out negative for the COVID-19 virus,” the club said in a statement on Wednesday morning.8

Last month, Olympiacos defeated Arsenal 2 – 1 in their Europa clash at the Emirate stadium. The match was attended by Mr.Evangelos who came into contact” with personnel from the Gunners, forcing Arsenal’s Premier League fixture against Manchester City, scheduled for Wednesday, being postponed as a precaution.

Arsenal’s players are self-isolating at home but are expected to return to training on Friday, March 13.

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