Aston Villa's match against Burnley has been postponed after more positive Covid cases in the Villa squad, the Premier League has announced.

The postponement leaves only one Premier League match remaining from the six that were scheduled to take place on Saturday, with Leeds against Arsenal in the late kick-off the only surviving fixture.

A Premier League statement read: "Due to more positive cases in the Aston Villa squad today, the Premier League Board has regrettably had to postpone the club's home fixture against Burnley, due to kick-off at 3pm this afternoon.

"After reviewing all the new information provided by Aston Villa this morning and receiving separate medical advice, the board approved the request as a result of the club not having enough players to field a team.
"This decision was based on the number of Covid-19 cases, injuries and illness."

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