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Olympiacos confirm all coronavirus tests have returned negative after their owner revealed he had caught the virus


All of the Olympiacos playing staff, coaches and board members have tested negative for coronavirus.

The Greek club's players, who face Wolves in the Europa League on Thursday, underwent tests after their owner Evangelos Marinakis, who also owns Nottingham Forest, revealed on Tuesday that he had been diagnosed with the virus.

Wolves requested to postpone their last-16 first leg match with Olympiacos but UEFA rejected it and the game will be played without fans in the ground.

Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo hit out at the decision to have the game played behind closed doors before revealing his side's reluctance to play the match.


'If we have to go (to Olympiacos) we will,' the Portuguese boss told Sky Sports. 'But we don't agree - we're not happy to go.

'I don't agree with playing football behind closed doors. The main origin of football is to entertain. If the fans cannot attend, what's the point? This is bigger than football.'

Olympiacos defeated Arsenal in the last round of the Europa League and, as a result of the subsequent diagnoses of Marinakis, Wednesday's Premier League match between the Gunners and Manchester City has been called off. 

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