Fulham and Crystal Palace investigate Aleksandar Mitrovic and Luka Milivojevic over COVID-19 rule violation
Premier League clubs Fulham and Crystal Palace have opened an investigation into reports that duo Aleksandar Mitrovic and Luka Milivojevic broke COVID-19 rules at a New Years party.
Government rules state that anyone who is in a level 4 area, which includes London, “should not socialize indoors with family or friends, unless they are part of your household or bubble. Support “.
And the Mail reports that the Whites and the Eagles are investigating the actions of Mitrovic and Milivojevic during the holiday season, after they were photographed breaking the rules together.
Mitrovic’s partner Kristina Janjic posted a video on Instagram of the two stars dancing together at a New Years Eve party in London with at least seven other people, with the caption “Happy New Year 2021”.
The duo were also filmed playing soccer with another man and two children. Janjic has since deleted his Instagram account.
Fulham saw his last two games canceled following an outbreak of coronavirus cases at the club, missing the London derby against Tottenham Hotspur, before Sunday’s relegation battle with Burnley suffered the same fate.
The club issued a statement after the postponement was announced, confirming that players and staff who test positive are “isolating themselves in accordance with UK government and Premier League guidelines”.
“Following further positive results returned by the latest Covid-19 tests, the Club can confirm that Sunday’s away game at Burnley has been postponed after discussions with the Premier League and advice from medical teams.
“Those who have tested positive are self-isolating according to UK government and Premier League guidelines.
“The well-being of our players, staff and their families continues to be of paramount importance, and we wish those who have tested positive a speedy and safe recovery.”
However, these are not the only cases of footballers breaking lockdown rules during the Christmas period. Spurs trio Giovani Lo Celso, Sergio Reguiilon and Erik Lamela have also flouted the law, with West Ham star Manuel Lanzini.