WEST HAM UNITED have issued a statement concerning the growing threat of the Coronavirus.
The Hammers are set to play Wolverhampton Wanderers at the London Stadium on Sunday, a week after facing Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. However, with the Gunners clash with Manchester City called off tonight after it was revealed several of the North Londoners players had come into contact with Olympiakos owner, Evangelos Marinakis, who has contracted the virus.
The statement posted on www.whufc.com explained:
‘West Ham United continues to closely monitor the situation regarding the Coronavirus outbreak.
‘All necessary measures are being taken and our medical staff, in line with guidance and advice from the relevant authorities, are constantly managing the Club’s position, with the safety and welfare of our players, staff and supporters being of paramount importance.
‘After discussions with the Premier League and our medical team, Sunday’s game against Wolverhampton Wanderers at London Stadium is scheduled to go ahead as planned.
‘The Club will keep supporters updated should the situation change.’