Wolverhampton Wanderers fans have been reacting to the latest update about their Europa League tie with Olympiacos.
It was revealed earlier this afternoon that the owner of the Greek club, Evangelos Marinakis has contracted Coronavirus. The 52-year-old confirmed the news on his Instagram page, claiming he has followed the orders of doctors, however, as a result of his confirmation, players and staff of the outfit are reportedly in a hospital to get tested (via Express and Star).
This has made Wolves appeal to UEFA over postponing their fixture with their opponents after Marinakis’ confession, according to The Athletic’s Tim Spiers. Wolves have been waiting since the 1971/1972 season to take part in the last-16 of a European competition and it seems as though Covid-19 could keep them waiting a little while longer. Some supporters seemed to be agreeing with the update about the club’s appeal as they took to Twitter to react, whilst others speculated as to what might happen next.
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Here is a selection of tweets, as one fan said it is ‘a new twist’:
Oh man, this is only gonna get worse.
— Chris (@cpj93070) March 10, 2020
Good to see the club putting the health of the players and staff first. Lots with young families and Raul with a pregnant partner. In the current climate I can’t imagine many players will be in the mood to play or even travel by air.
— Dr Matt Lewis (@MattLewis) March 10, 2020
The return is only in a week’s time, surely they’d want to postpone that too then?
— Ryan (@ryanhipkiss) March 10, 2020
They will be picking lots at this rate cant see either game going ahead tbh
— kevin ward (@kevsta123) March 10, 2020
— michelle (@wellygoggs) March 10, 2020
A new twist… https://t.co/Wxvcas0DIX
— Tom Bason (@Tom_Bason) March 10, 2020
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