The big controversy of the weekend in world football, the duel between Brazil and Argentina, which was suspended by the South American qualifiers, continues to yield. And, according to the British press, the Tottenham athletes who traveled to South America for FIFA data did not have Spurs approval.
According to information from the newspaper “Telegraph”, the London club had not authorized its players to be called up on the basis of the Premier League ban. Since CONMEBOL’s ten South American countries are on the United Kingdom’s so-called “red list”, athletes will have to comply with quarantine upon their return, which could expose them to embezzlement.
The portal claims that Argentine defender Cristian Romero and midfielder Giovanni Lo Celso violated orders and traveled themselves. Apart from Argentina, Colombia defender Davinson Sanchez also followed suit. He played in the matches of his national team.
Also according to the publication of the “Telegraph”, Tottenham will fine three athletes who travel to South America and may be embezzled in Spurs’ next three games: Crystal Palace (11th) and Chelsea (19th), both For. Championship English and Rennes (16) for the Conference League.
Double was released from Aston Villa
In addition to Romero and Lo Celso, two other Argentines were at odds in Brazil: goalkeeper Emiliano “Dibo” Martinez and attacking midfielder Emiliano Buendia, both from Aston Villa. However, the situation for athletes in the Birmingham club is different.
Despite the Premier League ban, players were released by the team, provided they entered the field only in the first two matches of Data-FIFA returned to the United Kingdom this Monday. This way, they will play for their national teams and will soon be back for quarantine.