Wolves request Europa League postponement after Olympiacos owner Evangelos Marinakis reveals he has Coronavirus

Wolves will play Olympiacos in Athens on Thursday behind closed doors because of Coronavirus.

This comes after the Greek government announced a public ban from sporting events. But Wolves have requested that game be completely postponed until more clarification comes out regarding the Virus and Marinakis’ side.

The Press association confirm that Wolves have requested a postponement on their Last 16 match Vs Olympiacos.

Evangelos Marinakis released a statement on Instagram just hours ago saying “The recent virus has ‘visited’ me and i felt obliged to let the public know. I feel good as i take all the necessary measures and i discipline to the doctors’ instructions. I strongly advise all my fellow citizens to do the same. I wish all a quick recovery”.

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Mr Marinakis’ Instagram post revealing his contraction of the virus.

The 52 year old who also owns Nottingham Forest was seen last week at his sides 0-3 loss to Millwall. He was seen shaking hands with players and taking photos with fans but it is unknown if he had already contracted the virus. But just under 30,000 people were in attendance at the game.

Manchester United’s Europa League match Vs LASK has now also been confirmed to be played behind closed doors after the Austrian Government becomes the latest to advice against hosting the public at sporting events. .

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