A livid Dean Ashton and Jamie O’Hara have torn into the Tottenham and West Ham stars caught breaking lockdown guidelines over Christmas.
Spurs trio Giovani Lo Celso, Erik Lamela and Sergio Reguilon in addition to Hammers ahead Manuel Lanzini had been pictured celebrating Christmas collectively inside the identical property.
It’s understood the image, which additionally had 11 different adults, two youngsters and a child in it, was taken at Lo Celso’s home.
They had been in violation of Tier four lockdown guidelines, which prohibited households mixing over Christmas.
Each Spurs and West Ham had been fast to sentence the actions of their respective gamers, whereas Lanzini has issued an apology.
Lanzini tweeted: “I wish to apologise for a foul mistake I remodeled Christmas and I take full accountability for my actions.
“I do know folks have made tough sacrifices to remain secure and I must be setting a greater instance.”
talkSPORT understands Spurs examined their gamers twice since that picture was taken with their gamers testing detrimental, whereas the Day by day Mail reviews Lanzini returned a detrimental check after the picture was taken.
However sorry isn’t adequate to Ashton and O’Hara, who had been in disbelief at what Lo Celso, Lamela, Reguilon and Lanzini did.
Ashton labelled the 4 gamers as ‘extremely silly’ whereas on co-commentary for talkSPORT throughout Tottenham’s win over Leeds on Saturday.
“It’s unbelievable they’d be this silly to be trustworthy, the place they’re in…,” Ashton stated.
“They’re not going to be the one ones that this occurs to across the nation however the place that they’re in, the job that they work in, they need to know that any picture that’s taken will get publicised.
“Rightly so there’s an enormous response to this as a result of it’s so irresponsible it’s unbelievable.
“And as soon as once more, it places a horrible shadow over soccer the place everybody desires soccer to hold on to assist the folks at dwelling.
“The privileged place footballers are in to nonetheless do their jobs… it’s simply an extremely silly state of affairs to be in.”
In the meantime, commenting on talkSPORT’s story in regards to the 4 gamers on Twitter, O’Hara accused them of being smug and believing they’re above the regulation on account of their large wealth.
“That is stunning and so disrespectful the gamers ought to know higher,” O’Hara tweeted.
“When are these gamers going to be taught they’re not above the regulation? Cash breeds vanity.”