Spurs star Vertonghen calls on people to be FINED for defying coronavirus measures

first_imgLockdown measures have been enforced in countries such as Italy and Spain, where football, like most industries, has suffered due to the spread of coronavirus.Italy has suffered terribly with the virus – many of Serie A’s top players have contracted Covid-19 with AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini the latest star to test positive.Spanish football is in mourning after former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz, 76, passed away after contracting the disease.In England the Premier League was forced into action when Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta tested positive for the virus on March 12.Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi also revealed he had produced a positive test result and his team-mates were told to self-isolate.His international and club colleague Mason Mount was spotted playing football with childhood friend and West Ham midfielder Declan Rice, despite the isolation clampdown.Mount reportedly apologised to Blues boss Frank Lampard after the pictures circulated.MOST READ IN FOOTBALLTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’ExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himCORONAVIRUS CRISIS – BE IN THE KNOWGet the latest coronavirus news, facts and figures from around the world – plus essential advice for you and your family.To receive our Covid-19 newsletter in your inbox every tea time, sign up here.To follow us on Facebook, simply ‘Like’ our Coronavirus page.All players – including 32-year-old Vertonghen – are now being forced to train from home but they can expect a return to action at some point after Premier League chiefs insisted the season will be finished when possible.It has been a bad month for Vertonghen, whose Spurs contract runs out in the summer.He spoke of his family’s shock as they suffered a raid of their home by armed robbers at the beginning of March.AC Milan technical director Paolo Maldini tests positive for coronavirus along with son Daniel 2TOTTENHAM star Jan Vertonghen has called for people violating coronavirus protection measures to be fined and the money handed back to the NHS.The Belgian defender took to social media to express his views with the football season having ground to a halt due to the spread of the deadly virus.⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates2 Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen voiced his thoughts on social media as the coronavirus pandemic continues to cause problems worldwidePremier League action has been suspended and will not resume until April 30 at the earliest but Vertonghen shared his thoughts on the general situation with his followers on Twitter.He tweeted: “Should fine big time for everyone who’s not respecting the protection measures and give the money back to NHS, doctors, nurses, key workers etc… #SocialDistancing.”The government has asked all pubs, clubs, theatres and gyms to close, with the British public advised to implement social distancing.However, some individuals have chosen to ignore the strict advice, potentially putting thousands of lives in danger – something Vertonghen is clearly not happy about.Should fine big time for everyone who’s not respecting the protection measures and give the money back to NHS, doctors, nurses, key workers etc… #SocialDistancing— Jan Vertonghen (@JanVertonghen) March 22, 2020last_img

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