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July 20, 2021
(Reuters) -Arsenal have cancelled their pre-season tour to the US after a small variety of optimistic COVID-19 instances on the membership, Sky Sports activities reported on Tuesday.
Arsenal had been set to journey to the U.S. this week to take part within the Florida Cup alongside fellow Premier League crew Everton, Serie A champions Inter Milan and Colombian outfit Millonarios.
The event organisers stated in an announcement: “We’re conscious of the media reviews this afternoon. We stay in discussions with all 4 golf equipment with the intent to ship a secure and profitable Florida Cup for each members and followers.”
Arsenal weren’t instantly obtainable to remark.
The London aspect had been scheduled to tackle Inter on Sunday and doubtlessly face on July 28 the winner of Everton’s recreation towards Millonarios.
Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal crew began their pre-season preparations in Scotland and performed two video games, shedding 2-1 to Hibernian and drawing 2-2 with Rangers.
Arsenal completed eighth within the Premier League final time period and start their 2021-22 marketing campaign at promoted Brentford on Aug. 13.
(Reporting by Hritika Sharma in Bengaluru; Further reporting by Frank Pingue in Toronto; Enhancing by Toby Davis)