MANCHESTER CITY will face Chelsea on Sunday after a spherical of unfavorable take a look at outcomes for coronavirus.
Monday night time’s recreation at Everton needed to be known as off amid fears the virus had spread through Pep Guardiola’s squad.
Pep Guardiola’s facet are set to return to motion towards ChelseaCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
However they’ll now proceed planning for the Etihad Stadium conflict – together with subsequent Wednesday’s Carabao Cup journey to Manchester United.
Constructive exams for Kyle Walker, Gabriel Jesus and two members of the backroom workers have been confirmed on Christmas Day.
And several other extra have been confirmed on the morning of their journey to Goodison – which means Metropolis requested the Premier League for a postponement.
That was granted by the league – a lot to the annoyance of Everton who demanded clarification over the explanations the sport had been known as off.
Now although, it seems City have managed to comprise the unfold of the virus – for now at the least.
After the membership coaching floor re-opened on Wednesday afternoon, the entire first-team bubble will probably be examined once more on Thursday and Saturday to make sure they nonetheless have a clear invoice of well being.
And offering there are not any extra positives, Guardiola’s squad will proceed with their season as deliberate – albeit two matches behind a few of their rivals.
A Metropolis assertion learn: “Manchester Metropolis can verify that first workforce coaching will resume on the CFA this afternoon.
“The total Covid-19 bubble underwent testing on Tuesday and outcomes thus far have revealed no new constructive circumstances.
“Security stays our primary precedence and the membership will proceed to proceed with nice warning.
“The primary workforce coaching buildings have undergone a deep clear over the previous 48 hours – and the vast majority of these amenities will stay closed – with solely important operations round coaching resuming.
“The bubble will endure additional testing within the coming days – the outcomes of which can inform and dictate the subsequent steps.
“Everybody at Metropolis continues to want a speedy restoration to all of our colleagues who stay in self isolation following their constructive exams.”
The information comes as Tottenham’s conflict with Fulham on Wednesday was postponed due to an outbreak in the Cottagers camp.
SunSport understands the Premier League will push back against calls for a circuit-breaker amid the fast rise in coronavirus circumstances throughout the nation.