Manchester United player Andreas Pereira could face a quarantine sentence in Brazil

Manchester United player Andreas Pereira could face a quarantine sentence in Brazil

Manchester United’s Andreas Pereira could be cleared by the Superior Court of Football Sports in Brazil for not complying with quarantine rules.

The midfielder joined Flamengo on loan for one season on 20 August and has already played seven games for the club.

Pereira made his debut against Santos on 28 August, but a notice of infringement was filed shortly thereafter, as the player appeared eight days after arriving in Rio de Janeiro.

UK arrivals in Brazil are currently facing a 14-day quarantine period due to COVID-19 regulations.

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Hey STJD official website He issued a statement on Friday, in which he said: “The Flemish and Andreas have condemned.”

And he continued: “Flamengo and Andreas Pereira will be decided next Friday, 8 October by the Fifth Disciplinary Committee of the Superior Court of Sports Justice for Football.

“The club was condemned for boarding halfway past the mandatory 14-day quarantine period established by ANVISA Ordinance 655/2021 for travelers passing through the UK.

“The player shall be liable for conduct contrary to sporting discipline or ethics. The virtual session is scheduled to begin at 10:30 am and will be broadcast live on the STJD do Ftbol website.

Both the player and the club can be punished by the STJD if either of them does not follow the government guidelines.

According to the complainant, Flamengo violated Articles 191, I, II, II, 203 and 214 of the CBJD (Brazil Sports Justice Code), while Pereira himself violated Article 258 of the Code, the statement said. .

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If found guilty, the club can be fined and the player can be suspended from one to six games if found guilty.

The statement concludes: “The Ministry of Public Affairs also requests the CBF (the Brazilian Football Confederation) to submit the epidemiological questionnaire filled out by Flamengo for the selection of Andreas in the match, against Santos, and for the submission by ANVSA of the forms.” Documents filled by the athlete upon entry into Brazil”.

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