Blow as Arsenal defender, Gabriel Magalhaes tests positive for COVID-19

Arsenal have confirmed that Gabriel Magalhaes has tested positive for COVID-19.

The club made the announcement via its official website on Monday.

“Gabriel Has tested positive for COVID-19 and is isolating according to UK Government and Premier League protocols.

“We will continue to monitor and support Gabriel, and we are hoping he will be available again after our next two matches,” it read.

The Brazil defender missed the 3-1 win over Chelsea on Boxing Day.

Magalhaes is expected to miss the next two Premier League clashes against Brighton and West Brom.

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