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COVID-19: English Premier League suspended until April 4: official

All Premier League and English Football League fixtures have been suspended until April 4 amid the coronavirus outbreak in the UK and worldwide. itv reported

Officials and shareholders from Premier League, FA, EFL and WSL came to a unanimous decision at a meeting on Friday.

In a statement, the group said it "collectively agreed to postpone the professional game in England".

Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters said: "Above all, we wish Mikel Arteta and Callum Hudson-Odoi speedy recoveries, and everyone else affected by COVID-19.

"In this unprecedented situation, we are working closely with our clubs, Government, The FA and EFL and can reassure everyone the health and welfare of players, staff and supporters are our priority."

The Premier League says it aims to reschedule impacted fixtures "when it is safe to do so".

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