Arsenal have cancelled their pre-season tour to the USA due to a number of positive COVID-19 cases at the club. A small number of the travelling party have tested positive for the virus, disrupting the club’s preparations withe the new season just 24 days away.

Arteta’s side were due to fly out to America this week for the pre-season Florida Cup.

They were scheduled to play two games during their stay in America, competing alongside Inter Milan, Everton and Millonarios. Arsenal were due to take on Inter on Sunday, July 25 and then then meet the winner of Everton or Millonarios on July 28.