Manchester City v Everton Premier League match canceled due to Covid outbreak

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Covid Strikes again and one of the biggest games in the premier league this week has now been canceled. Manchester City was supposed to play against Everton today, December 28, 2020. The match was canceled and Man City is to be blamed for that. A number of Man City players tested positive and that was the reason the game was postponed.

Names of Manchester City players or staff that rested positive were not released but we are sure that it will be released very soon.

According to reports, the Covid-19 pandemic broke out among Manchester City players. As a result, the came will not hold today.

You can read Manchester city’s team statement below.

“Manchester City FC can confirm that this evening’s Premier League fixture at Everton has been postponed.MENS TEAMMan City Podcast | ‘Performance of the season’

After the latest round of Covid-19 testing, the club returned a number of positive cases, in addition to the four already reported on Christmas Day. 

With the security of the bubble compromised, there posed a risk that the virus could spread further amongst the squad, the staff and potentially beyond.

Based on strong medical advice the Premier League, in consultation with both clubs, have decided to postpone the fixture.

All positive cases involving players and staff will observe a period of self-isolation in accordance with Premier League and UK Government protocol on quarantine. The first team training ground at City Football Academy will close for an indeterminate period, with the squad and associated bubble undergoing testing before any decision is made for training to resume.

Everyone at the Club wishes all of our colleagues a speedy recovery ahead of their return to work, training, and competition.”

Since the game has been canceled, there will be a rematch in the near future but the rematch date has not been released yet. Futballnews will bring you a new update when it becomes available.