Tottenham have released a statement condemning Sergio Reguilon, Giovani Lo Celso and Erik Lamela for breaking the government’s COVID-19 rules. The trio spent Christmas day together, along with West Ham star Manuel Lanzini.
One of the footballer’s friends uploaded a picture on Instagram showing the four footballers in a group of 18, posing for pictures on Christmas day.
Those living in Tier 4 areas such as London were not permitted to mix with anyone outside of their own household for the festive period.
And Tottenham have now condemned their players for breaking the rules, with a statement posted on the Daily Mail reading: “We are extremely disappointed and strongly condemn this image showing some of our players with family and friends together at Christmas particularly as we know the sacrifices everybody around the country made to stay safe over the festive period.
“The rules are clear, there are no exceptions, and we regularly remind all our players and staff about the latest protocols and their responsibilities to adhere and set an example.
“The matter will be dealt with internally.”
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