Serie A: Juventus drop Paulo Dybala, Weston McKennie and Arthur Melo from Turin derby for breaking COVID-19 protocols

Serie A: Juventus drop Paulo Dybala, Weston McKennie and Arthur Melo from Turin derby for breaking COVID-19 protocols

The dropped trio had been reported to have been fined by police who had been referred to as by neighbours to the lockdown get-together at US midfielder McKennie’s Turin house on Wednesday evening.

Serie A: Juventus drop Paulo Dybala, Weston McKennie and Arthur Melo from Turin derby for breaking COVID-19 protocols

File picture of Juventus’ American midfielder Winston McKennie. AP

Rome: Paulo Dybala, Weston McKennie and Arthur Melo have been dropped for Juventus’ native derby with Torino after breaking coronavirus guidelines by attending a cocktail party, coach Andrea Pirlo stated Friday.

“The three gamers involved haven’t been chosen, they may return to work at a later time, we’ll see about when,” Pirlo instructed reporters forward of Saturday’s Serie A conflict.

“This kind of stuff has been occurring for years, however once you’re not allowed it should not occur, each due to what is going on on on the earth and what’s occurring with the group.”

Pirlo may even be with out defenders Leonardo Bonucci and Merih Demiral for Saturday’s match on the Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino following constructive COVID-19 exams.

The dropped trio had been reported to have been fined by police who had been referred to as by neighbours to the lockdown get-together at US midfielder McKennie’s Turin house on Wednesday evening.

The three gamers, who all missed worldwide call-ups with accidents, may additionally face sanctions from Juve.

On Thursday Dybala apologised for the incident, though he stated that he had merely “stayed out for dinner” and insisted that the gathering “wasn’t a celebration”.

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