Manchester City midfielder Benjamin Mendy broke the rules and threw a New Year’s Eve party at his house – I mentioned to the BBC.
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Benjamin Mindy, 26, spent the evening with people not in the same household, which goes against the rules in the UK.
They told the club that they were disappointed to hear of the matter and that they were conducting an internal investigation into the matter. They added that the French national team defender publicly apologized.
A spokesperson for Mendy said: Benjamin and his partner allowed a chef and two of the player’s partner’s friends to attend their New Year’s Eve dinner.
“Ben knows this is a violation of the Covid-19 protocol and regrets what happened. Benin has passed the Covid test and is in contact with Manchester City.”
Meanwhile, Eric Garcia became the sixth City footballer to pass a positive coronavirus test.
Coronavir-scarred Manchester City are playing a cheerleader early Sunday night – Josep Guardiola’s side visit Stamford Bridge.
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