Dele Alli will finally learn his fate in the coming days over the FA’s alleged discrimination charge that brought the game into disrepute that was initially made in February – and whether it will cost him Manchester United next week. With Tottenham out of the clash.
Ally was charged on February 24 after he made a Snapchat post referencing the coronavirus outbreak and appeared to mock an Asian man.
Eli could face a ban if the charge stands./Michael Regan/Getty Images
But with English football suspended before his case was dealt with, it is only now that a decision on possible sanctions will be made as the Premier League prepares to return in less than a week.
A report in the Evening Standard said the case will be heard by a three-member independent commission on Wednesday or Thursday this week.
The newspaper noted that Ali, who deleted the original post and apologized, will explain to the commission that it was a ‘misguided joke’ and will also highlight the fact that it was not posted in a public setting. went and appeared in national newspapers only when it was Leak from private group
A possible precedent for the bans was set last year when Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva was suspended for one game and fined after an ill-advised tweet about teammate and friend Benjamin Mendy as a joke. was considered racist and discriminatory.
Bernardo Silva was banned from tweeting about Benjamin Mendy/Mark Atkins/Getty Images.
If Alli is given the same punishment, it will rule out the first game of Spurs’ ‘Project Restart’ when Manchester United travel to north London.
The clash on Friday June 19 is huge for both teams in the hunt for Champions League spots. Spurs are currently three places and four points behind United, with fifth place potentially good enough to move into Europe’s elite competition next season if Manchester City lose their CAS appeal.
Sixth-placed Sheffield United, seventh-placed Wolves and ninth-placed Arsenal are also in the hunt for Europe.
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