Chelsea have announced that England midfielder Callum Hudson-Odoi has tested positive for Covid-19 and closed part of its training ground on Friday morning. A club statement said the squad is now in self-isolation as it look increasingly likely that Chelsea’ Premier League fixture against Aston Villa on Saturday will be postponed. “Chelsea men’s team player Callum Hudson-Odoi had a positive test result for coronavirus returned this evening,” the statement read. “Chelsea personnel who had recent close contact with the player in the men’s team building will now self-isolate in line with government health guidelines. Hudson-Odoi was reported to “doing well” following the diagnosis and was already looking forward to returning to training. Coronavirus could put Premier League schedule in doubt after Mikel Arteta tests positive After the announcement, Chelsea said they had closed parts of their Cobham training facility. Earlier, Arsenal announced their league match against Brighton on Saturday was postponed after Gunners boss Mikel Arteta tested positive for the virus . The Premier League is to hold an emergency meeting on Friday when they will decide the fate of the remainder of the season. The coronavirus has affected many of the top football leagues across Europe. The Italian Serie A and Spanish La Liga have suspended their domestic campaigns, while the French Ligue 1 and German Bundesliga have opted to play matches behind closed doors. All sport in the US has been put on hold for the foreseeable future and Uefa’s European Championships and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics this summer are now being called into q uestion.