COVID-19: Arsenal cancels US pre-season trip.

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Coronavirus pandemic has caused a major economic and social disruption across the globe since it first broke out in Wuhan, China in 2019.

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Arsenal FC Wednesday announced their withdrawal from Florida Cup pre-season games after some of their players tested positive for coronavirus.

The London side disclosed this in a statement on their website on Wednesday, apologising to their fans and organisers of the pre-season competition.

Arsenal did not disclose how many players tested positive for coronavirus but said a “small number” of their players tested positive for the virus.

“Following a small number of positive COVID tests among the planned party to travel to America tomorrow, we have sadly been forced to withdraw from the Florida Cup.

“We fully understand what a disappointment this is for our supporters in America who were looking forward to seeing us compete in the Florida Cup as part of our pre-season build up.

“Our apologies also go to the organisers of the Florida Cup who had done a fantastic job making the preparations and our partners who had arranged events around our participation in the competition,” the statement reads in part.

Coronavirus pandemic has caused a major economic and social disruption across the globe since it first broke out in Wuhan, China in 2019.

With over 192 millions cases reported globally, over 4millon have been killed by the deadly virus across the globe.

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