16 Feb Arsenal examine Aubameyang over reported COVID-19 tattoo breach
Arsenal are investigating whether or not captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang broke COVID-19 rules after footage emerged of the striker getting a tattoo.
The 31-year-old was featured in an Instagram story posted 5 days in the past by Spanish tattoo artist Alejandro Nicolas Bernal receiving some new art work on his hand.
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Aubameyang was just lately given permission by Gunners boss Mikel Arteta to journey to France to take care of his mom, Margarita, who fell significantly in poor health. He missed three matches as he frolicked in quarantine on his return to England.
Neither Aubameyang or Bernal have been seen sporting a masks however it’s not clear when the footage was shot. After the video of Aubameyang was delivered to the membership’s consideration, an Arsenal spokesman informed Football4cast: “It is a non-public matter and we will probably be chatting with the participant to ascertain the information.”
The UK authorities has closed all cellular and static tattoo parlours as a part of the nationwide lockdown.
Aubameyang returned to the Arsenal beginning line-up final Sunday, scoring a hat-trick in a 4-2 win over Leeds United at Emirates Stadium. He wore gloves through the sport so his hand was not seen.
Afterwards, Aubameyang stated: “It has been a tricky time for me, however now it is time to get the smile again and win video games and rating targets, that is it.
“From all people across the membership, everybody was giving lots of like to me, my mum and my household, so I am actually, actually completely happy and I am actually proud to be a part of this household.
“I’ve to say thanks to everybody on the membership and the followers as properly as a result of I obtained lots of messages. I am actually completely happy at present, the win and targets — that is for them.”