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Arsenal plan to have fans attend Emirates stadium 'virtually'

Arsenal are planning to have fans attend the Emirates stadium 'virtually' for the Premier League's restart.

The London Evening Standard says English football's top flight is due to resume on June 17 following its enforced hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic - although supporters won't be present.

Arsenal are set to be in action on that first day back, as Mikel Arteta's side are due to play their game in hand away to Manchester City.

The Gunners are due to play home games against Leicester, Norwich, Watford and Liverpool before the end of the season as they try to reignite their push for a European place next term.

But amid concerns a lack of atmosphere could affect performance, the club are looking into ways that fans can be beamed into the stadium via video.

Several Premier League clubs have contacted Danish club Aarhus after they created a video conference wall of supporters in their stadium.

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