apologised after posting videos of themselves training together on Instagram,
in breach of government guidelines. The videos, which have since been deleted,
appeared on Aurier’s Instagram story and showed him running shuttles and
sitting next to Sissoko, disregarding social distancing. Both players
apologised for “not setting the right example” by disregarding
government advice and pledged to make a donation to the NHS.
players, they said as thus; “We recognise that as professional footballers
we have a responsibility to be role models, particularly during this uncertain
period that everyone around the world is facing. We wish to apologise for not
setting the right example here. We must all respect the government advice to
minimise the number of lives lost during this pandemic. We cannot thank NHS
staff enough for their tireless work at this time and we shall both be making a
financial donation to show our support for their efforts.”
Spurs hit the headlines after boss Jose Mourinho was pictured holding a
one-on-one training session in north London with midfielder Tanguy Ndombele.
mistake, saying his “actions were not in line with government
Davinson Sanchez were filmed running side-by-side, while Aurier has also posted
a video of him running with a friend. Tuesday’s video is another clear breach
of the government guidelines, which say you can only exercise outdoors on your
own or with members of the same household.