'TON OF TROUBLE Joelinton faces Newcastle punishment after striker posted picture of him breaching Covid rules in a barbers

NEWCASTLE have vowed to punish Joelinton after the Covidiot striker posted a picture of himself breaching lockdown getting a haircut.


Posted Saturday, January 30, 2021 by Thesun.co.uk

The Brazilian put the snap, taken inside a barbers, on Instagram this afternoon before quickly deleting it.

'TON OF TROUBLE Joelinton faces Newcastle punishment after striker posted picture of him breaching Covid rules in a barbers
Newcastle will punish Joelinton after the striker posted a picture of himself breaching lockdown getting a haircut

And the club are likely to take a dim view after their squad was badly hit by Covid.

Allan Saint-Maximin was out for eight weeks suffering with the long-term effects and has only just returned to action.

And a Magpies spokesperson said: “We are disappointed by the image shared by Joelinton.

"There are clear Covid-19 protocols in place and the club continues to guide and educate its players on their responsibilities.

'TON OF TROUBLE Joelinton faces Newcastle punishment after striker posted picture of him breaching Covid rules in a barbers
Joelinton has scored just three goals since signing for £40million from Hoffenheim last summer Credit: Reuters

"The club will be taking appropriate action internally.”

The forward has scored just three goals since signing for £40million from Hoffenheim 18 month ago.

And he has been left on the bench for the last two games as struggling Toon boss Steve Bruce searches for a winning formula.



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