Official: Liverpool’s meeting with Arsenal on Thursday given new date

Liverpool’s Covid-19 outbreak

Liverpool are currently experiencing their second Covid-19 outbreak at the club.

As a result, the Reds would then confirm on Tuesday evening that they had requested their meeting with Arsenal on Thursday evening be postponed.

On the back of this, two further updates from Liverpool emerged.

Firstly, it was revealed that Liverpool assistant Pepijn Lijnders has too tested positive for the virus:

Then, around an hour and a half later, Liverpool confirmed they had shut their AXA training centre:

Arsenal vs Liverpool moved

Now, as was to be expected following the closure of Liverpool’s training centre, it has been confirmed that their clash with Arsenal this week has now been moved.

As a result, the second leg, which was due to be played on the 13th of January, has now become the 1st leg and the second will now be played at the Emirates on January 20th:

Arsenal have a Premier League meeting with Burnley on the 22nd of January, so it will be interesting to see if the Gunners have that tie moved as it would give them basically no time to recover from the semi-final.

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Ben Browning.

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Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 Manchester City 21 40 53
2 Chelsea FC 21 29 43
3 Liverpool FC 20 34 42
4 Arsenal FC 20 8 35
5 West Ham United 20 10 34
6 Tottenham Hotspur 18 3 33
7 Manchester United 19 3 31
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 19 0 28
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 19 0 27
10 Leicester City 18 -2 25
11 Crystal Palace 20 -1 23
12 Brentford FC 19 -3 23
13 Aston Villa 19 -5 22
14 Southampton FC 19 -9 21
15 Everton FC 18 -9 19
16 Leeds United 19 -16 19
17 Watford FC 18 -14 13
18 Burnley FC 17 -11 11
19 Newcastle United 19 -23 11
20 Norwich City 19 -34 10
Player Team Goals
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 16
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 10
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City 9
Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 8
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 8
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 8
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 8
Smith-Rowe, Emile Arsenal FC 8
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 8
Raphinha Leeds United 8
Mount, Mason Chelsea FC 7
Sterling, Raheem Manchester City 7
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion 7
Silva, Bernardo Manchester City 7
Mahrez, Riyad Manchester City 6
Saka, Bukayo Arsenal FC 6
Gallagher, Conor Crystal Palace 6
Jorginho Chelsea FC 6
Wilson, Callum Newcastle United 6
Cornet, Maxwel Burnley FC 6



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