FOOTBALL stars Jack Grealish and Ross Barkley broke strict coronavirus guidelines yesterday with a day of partying.
Video footage exhibits the England and Aston Villa team-mates at a restaurant in London’s Mayfair.
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Jack Grealish was seen breaking coronavirus guidelines as he partied in LondonCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
Ross Barkley additionally travelled from Tier 3 Birmingham to Tier 2 LondonCredit score: Getty – Contributor
The pair are seen within the crowded restaurant with different partygoers in breach of the Tier 2 rule which states “you have to not socialise with anybody you don’t stay with or who will not be in your help bubble in any indoor setting, whether or not at residence or in a public place”.
Grealish, 25, joined Barkley to have a good time his twenty seventh birthday.
Witnesses noticed their group downing champagne, vodka and beer at Bagatelle restaurant from round 3pm.
They have been mentioned to nonetheless be ingesting into the night.
A fellow diner mentioned: “You wouldn’t have thought there was a worldwide well being pandemic occurring. They have been arrogantly partying with out a care.
“Workers wore masks however Grealish and Barkley didn’t.”
Aston Villa’s Matt Targett, Jack Grealish and John McGinn pose collectively in July
Ross Barkley with famed Ibiza bartender Mojitoman in 2018Credit score: Social Media – Consult with Supply
One clip exhibits Barkley seemingly having a row with one other man. Others present him high-fiving and hugging different revellers, whereas Grealish is seen dancing after which sat speaking to 2 ladies at a desk.
The pair’s residence Premier League match in opposition to Newcastle on Friday was referred to as off due to a Covid outbreak within the guests’ camp.
Grealish has breached Covid rules before. Final month he admitted careless driving within the first lockdown when he defied a ban on non-essential journey.
On the time in March, he mentioned: “I’m sufficiently old now and mature sufficient to know I’d performed fallacious.”
A consultant of Ross Barkley mentioned the participant had wholeheartedly apologised for his behaviour and deeply regretted it and would make a full assertion in the end.
An Aston Villa spokesperson mentioned: “Having reviewed footage forwarded to us on Saturday, it seems as if two of our gamers who stay in Tier 2 areas of the nation have been consuming in a restaurant in a tier 2 location on Saturday afternoon throughout a weekend off. They left the restaurant at 7.45pm.”
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