Crystal Palace supervisor Roy Hodgson has instructed talkSPORT that Ebere Eze might be fined after turning into the newest footballer to breach coronavirus protocols final weekend.
The proficient playmaker attended former membership QPR’s FA Cup tie with Fulham on January 9 and didn’t put on a masks always whereas on the Kiyan Prince Basis Stadium.
Eze’s request to attend the fixture was granted by QPR on the situation he adopted COVID-19 protocols and returned a destructive coronavirus take a look at previous to the match.
Palace have been left fuming with the 22-year-old’s actions and in a membership assertion on Monday insisted they’d cope with the matter internally and described his actions as an ‘error of judgement’.
QPR additionally admitted they made a mistake in permitting their ex-starlet to attend the fixture.
Eze just isn’t the one Palace participant to land themselves in scorching water in latest occasions, after skipper Luka Milivojevic breached COVID-19 pointers by attending a celebration on New Yr’s Eve.
And chatting with the media forward of their sport with Arsenal tomorrow night time – stay on talkSPORT – Hodgson confirmed Eze wouldn’t be dropped for the London derby however could be receiving an acceptable punishment for his actions.
“In case you’re asking me on this event that the silly factor Eberechi Eze did deserves that he must be unnoticed of the staff then I don’t,” he remarked.
“It does benefit a fantastic, as a result of a slap on the wrist just isn’t sufficient. He’s obtained to grasp we take this very critically.
“We don’t need any of our gamers concerned in any method breaching the coronavirus guidelines which have been put on the market, which so many individuals are working laborious to respect.
“When one thing occurs when certainly one of our gamers has been proven to not respect it, regardless that I feel he did it naively and foolishly, not a decided gesture on his half to exit and break a rule, however he did break a rule.
“He’s been made very a lot conscious that we take that critically and we’re not proud of him in any respect.
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“The one method we will actually present that’s by fining him, which is one thing that I’m personally not an enormous fan.
“Throughout the years any gamers which have labored with me [will tell you] I’m not one to go straight to the fines however on this event that’s the place I feel this error of judgment that he’s made deserves and he must be very sure or very warning he doesn’t make some other errors of judgement of this sort sooner or later as a result of I can take the general public at massive take clear exception to him.”