FULHAM and Crystal Palace had been investigating final night time after a video emerged of their stars showing to interrupt Covid guidelines.
Aleksandar Mitrovic and Luka Milivojevic had been filmed collectively on Instagram by the Fulham striker’s long-term companion Kristina Janjic at a London New Yr occasion.
Aleksandar Mitrovic and Luka Milivojevic had been filmed bringing within the new yrCredit score: Instagram
The behaviour is a breach of tier 4 guidelines amid an increase in coronavirus instancesCredit score: Instagram
In one of many Insta story movies the footage says ‘Completely happy New Yr 2021’ because the Serbian pair seem to have fun with not less than seven different adults.
Then a later story posted exhibits Mitrovic enjoying soccer with Eagles captain Milivojevic in addition to one other man – who seems within the earlier video – and two youngsters sporting this season’s Fulham kits.
Milivojevic’s spouse Milica is tagged within the posts – and Janjic has since deleted his Instagram account to boost even additional suspicion over the footballer’s conduct.
SunSport contacted each golf equipment late final night time for remark and the London duo are wanting into the state of affairs.
The capital is now in Tier 4 as a rise in Covid-19 cases threatens to put a halt to the Prem season.
Mitrovic’s Fulham had their midweek conflict at Tottenham postponed after an outbreak of constructive checks in Scott Parker’s squad, whereas their journey to Burnley on Sunday is doubtful.
The video got here as Fulham boss Parker waits to seek out out if Fulham’s match at Turf Moor tomorrow will go forward — however he hopes it does, even with a Covid-hit squad.
Testing was done again yesterday and outcomes ought to return this morning earlier than Parker and his gamers are as a result of journey north within the afternoon.
The footage emerged on Mitrovic’s companion Kristina Janjic’s Instagram accountCredit score: Instagram
If these outcomes are as limiting as they had been forward of the Tottenham recreation, there’s a distinct chance the journey to Burnley could possibly be referred to as off.
The ex-England worldwide stated: “I don’t know if the Burnley recreation goes to get performed or not. We have now had re-testing in the previous couple of days.
“We’re getting ready the perfect we will to go as much as Burnley and actually put in a efficiency to try to get some factors.
“Concerning our squad, it’s delicate concerning confidentiality so I wouldn’t need to go into numbers.
“We’ve had some constructive checks however we’re right here, we’re coaching and getting ready for Burnley.”
Requested if one other postponement could be preferable given his squad’s points, Parker replied: “No, probably not.
Aleksandar Mitrovic in motion for Fulham towards Southampton on Boxing DayCredit score: Rex Options
Luka Milivojevic enjoying for Palace towards Leicester on December 28Credit score: EPA
“It’s not a stage enjoying discipline however you expertise that all through the season. You might have an harm disaster the place you miss key personnel.
“I really feel like now we have a staff and I belief my squad.”
The 40-year-old added: “They are saying 14 gamers is the cut-off line for a staff to have. I’m not certain it’s proper that you just go together with 14 gamers with a three-man bench.
“I’m not certain we wish that actually by way of the competitors, by way of the sport and the league all of us need.”