Manchester United loanee in trouble for skipping quarantine – Possible legal action on way - football

Manchester United loanee in trouble for skipping quarantine – Possible legal action on way



A week ago, we all saw the fiasco caused by South American authorities (Or the Argentina squad, depending on who you choose to believe), when the match between Argentina and Brazil was suspended.
With players who’d been in England required to quarantine, they were not supposed to take part in the game, so officials from the Brazil government’s health agency Anvisa entered the pitch to stop the event.
It turns out that a week before that, Manchester United loanee Andreas Pereira had already made his debut for Flamengo following his move from the Red Devils, and even scored a goal on that occasion.
Nobody from Anvisa bothered him at the time, but now they claim the midfielder could be punished for that.
The agency released an official statement at the weekend explaining why they didn’t let Willian play for Corinthians, as he goes through the same situation following a move from Arsenal. Since they’ve been questioned about Pereira, there are a few paragraphs about the Manchester United player. Embed from Getty Images
“In the case of the player Andreas Pereira, from Flamengo, Anvisa was informed by the press that the athlete was selected and played in Santos, on 28/8/21.
“In this case, the player entered Brazil on 20/8/21 and also filled out the TCSV, with the commitment to comply with the sanitary measures provided for in Ordinance 655/2021, including the mandatory 14-day quarantine, having passed through the United Kingdom in the last 14 da...
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