It's hard to conquer COVID-19 with active playing season - Mikel Arteta
|Mikel Arteta says it's hard to conquer Covid with active season but insists it's a distraction that lifts the nation (Photo credit: Sky Sports)|
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has said it is "morally strange" for elite football in England to continue playing amid the COVID-19 pandemic but added that the sport is helping to raise the nation's spirits.
The Premier League tightened coronavirus protocols last week to ensure those within the sport take their responsibilities seriously.
"He didn't look good after the game because he was in a lot of pain, but yesterday he tested a little bit better.
"We are assessing what is going to happen with the three positions, the discussions we had in the summer with Edu and the club were a little but different to what actually happened because of the transfer window and the situation that developed with Emi at the end of the day," he added.