David Luiz, Lacazette, other Arsenal stars break social distancing rule

David Luiz, Lacazette, other Arsenal stars break social distancing rule

- David Luiz tops the list of Arsenal stars spotted breaking lockdown rules

- Nicolas Pepe, Lacazette and Xhaka were the remaining three Gunners players' caught in the act

- Premier League is currently on hold and it is unlikely when it will resume over widespread of COVID-19

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Four Arsenal stars were reportedly spotted breaking the government's guidelines during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The Premier League, just like others has been on suspension since last month owing to the widespread of the deadly virus killing thousands across the globe.

Although a consensus has not been reached by stakeholders as to when the EPL will return to action, the players have however been urged to self-isolate to as not to contract the disease.

But, the Gunners players appeared to have been tired of staying indoors with the quartet of Nicolas Pepe, Alexandre Lacazette, David Luiz and Granit Xhaka were seen breaking rules.

And if rules are rules, they might be sanctioned by the UK authorities with reference to Manchester City's Kyle Walker.

According to Daily Mail quoting SunSport Pepe was sighted playing football with a number friend in north London.

The Gunners signed the Ivorian in a club-record fee valued around £72 million but has become one of the very first to disobey the club's orders.

Arsenal striker Lacazette was sighted close to a man helping him clean his Audi car in his driveway on Monday.

Both Xhaka Luiz were snapped meeting up with each other for a kickabout in parkland near Oakwood Station in Southgate, north London.

The Gunners have assured that they will talk to their players after the report came on their table: "Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We'll be speaking to our players.

"We were concerned so we have spoken to Nicolas who shares a house with a number of relatives who were involved in this game.

"We have reminded him of the importance of everyone following the guidelines."

Mikel Arteta's men have now become the latest set of Premier League players flouting the social-isolation codes after Tottenham Hotspur stars.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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