The Premier League has announced the postponement of Aston Villa vs Everton due to Villa's extreme Covid-19 outbreak.
The decision was confirmed by the league on its website on Thursday, where it is the Sunday 17 January match will now be played on a later date.
"Aston Villa's home match against Everton, scheduled to be played on Sunday 17 January at 12:00 GMT, has been postponed by the Premier League Board," the FA said in a statement.
"Following the rescheduling of Villa's fixture against Tottenham Hotspur, which was due to be played last night, a significant number of players and staff remain in isolation.
"As a result, the Premier League Board has agreed to Aston Villa's request to postpone their match on Sunday," added the note.
Aston Villa’s home match against Everton FC, scheduled to be played on Sunday 17 January at 12pm GMT, has been postponed by the Premier League Board— Premier League (@premierleague) January 14, 2021
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