Everton’s home clash with Manchester City has been postponed following a COVID-19 outbreak in Pep Guardiola’s squad. The visitors confirmed on Christmas Day that Kyle Walker and Gabriel Jesus had tested positive for the virus and would therefore embark on 10 days of isolation.

Now it appears there have been up to five positive tests in the City camp heading into tonight’s clash with Everton.

It has left the Premier League with no other decision but to call off the match to protect the safety of everyone involved.

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