Manchester United ahead, Antony, has been overlooked of the Brazil nationwide staff squad for the World Cup qualifying fixtures.
The Selecao are getting ready to welcome Venezuela to Brazil in October, following which they’ll tackle Uruguay in Montevideo.
As reported by The Mirror, Brazil coach Fernando Diniz left the Man United man out when he introduced his squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.
As The Peoples Particular person have reported, the winger is below investigation, after having been accused of home violence.
The allegations initially surfaced weeks in the past, within the final worldwide break started, with three separate claims of home abuse being made towards the 23-year-old.
He was then dropped by Diniz, lacking video games towards Bolivia and Peru.
Man United adopted this up by stopping Antony’s return to the primary staff till additional readability on the claims was achieved.
As a membership assertion put it, “Antony’s return could be delayed till additional discover. In line with the membership, Antony has additionally agreed to take a depart of absence whereas the allegations are being investigated.
In a social media assertion launched within the wake of the accusations, Antony responded, saying:
“I’ve agreed with Manchester United to take a interval of absence whereas I deal with the allegations made towards me. This was a mutual resolution to keep away from distraction to my teammates & pointless controversy for the membership.
“I need to reiterate my innocence of the issues I’ve been accused of, and I’ll totally cooperate with the police to assist them attain the reality. I sit up for returning to play as quickly as potential.”
United are notably mild on wingers within the aftermath of shedding Mason Greenwood in related circumstances, and now, Jadon Sancho falling out with Erik ten Hag.