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Mice Invade Arsenal's Stadium

Mice Invade Arsenal's Stadium

Thursday, 21 December, 2017 - 13:15
Arsenal Stadium - Reuters

Arsenal and French manager Arsene Wenger are facing a new problem having to deal with mice infestation at their Emirates Stadium in London.

For 14 months, club officials have discovered "extensive evidence of mouse activity" in big parts of the stadium, which was launched in 2006 at a cost of nearly £400m (about $530m) and is one of the newest among the major European football clubs.

The stadium is close to major railways and train stations in the British capital, which is likely to have led to the "flow" of mice to the stadium.

"The health, safety and security of our fans is always our first priority and we were therefore very disappointed to learn of these deficiencies in October 2016" a statement by the team has read.

Upon receiving the report, we immediately implemented a series of measures to address the areas of concern. We are confident in the steps we have taken and continue to work with external experts to ensure we are taking the right actions" the statement added.

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