Furious Roma fans call for Jose Mourinho to drop Jordan Veretout for the rest of the season after he KNOWINGLY partied with his Covid-positive wife in Monte Carlo for her birthday – and then missed training as his club announced a case in their squad
- Furious Roma fans wants Jordan Veretout to be dropped by Jose Mourinho
- He knowingly partied with his Covid-positive wife to celebrate her birthday
- Wife Sabrina posted she was positive but continued with the party anyway
- None of her guests appeared to be wearing masks as she posted on social media
- Veretout then missed training and Roma announced a Covid case in the squad
Furious Roma supporters have called for manager Jose Mourinho to drop Jordan Veretout for the rest of the season after he knowingly partied with his Covid-positive wife.
The former Aston Villa midfielder was on holiday celebrating wife Sabrina’s birthday in Monte Carlo when she tested positive for Covid-19.
But Veretout did not remove himself from her presence, nor did she go into isolation, as they both continued to celebrate – as footage posted on social media clearly shows.
Angry Roma supporters want Jose Mourinho to drop Jordan Veretout for the rest of the season
He celebrated wife Sabrina’s birthday in Monte Carlo, even though she was Covid-19 positive
She posted ‘positive for Covid’ on Instagram but did not let it affect her celebrations
She posted ‘I’m positive, but it’s my day’ alongside a photo of her with a hairdresser before video of the celebrations showed her alongside Veretout, relatives and friends with none of them wearing masks.
His decision to continue with the festivities has angered Roma fans after he then missed training this week before the Italian side announced a Covid case within their squad.
Veretout, who has four goals and nine assists in 39 appearances this season, is a key player for Mourinho’s side but now fans want his reckless behaviour to be punished.
‘We had been in Monte Carlo for a few days, with people who came from all over France and those who were working at the event,’ Sabrina told FirenzeViola in Italy earlier this week.
‘On Saturday I tested positive for COVID, as did one other person, but by that stage we were already all together.
‘I gave everyone the choice to leave if they wanted to, but they all insisted on staying and joining the party.’
However, she said on Sunday that ‘Jordan tested negative and will return to training tomorrow (Monday)’.
She posted ‘I’m positive, but it’s my day’ alongside a photo of her at a hairdresser appointment
Sabrina continued with the festivities with none of her friends and family wearing masks
But that appears not to be the case. Veretout’s time in the Italian capital appears to be coming to an end.
A source told La Gazzetta: ‘Beyond these little mysteries, what always seems clear is that at the end of the season the Frenchman will be sold.’
More to follow.