Manchester United are allowing Antony to return to training
Manchester United released an official statement saying that their Brazilian winger Antony will resume training with the club. The statement informed that Antony will also be available for selection. He was earlier accused of physical aggression towards his former girlfriend Gabriela Cavallin. The Brazillian winger was on a leave of absence from Manchester United since September 10.
Antony will join the training of Manchester United first team
"Since allegations were first made in June, Antony has cooperated with police inquiries in both Brazil and the UK, and he continues to do so. As Antony's employer, Manchester United has decided that he will resume training at Carrington. He will be also available for selection, while police inquiries proceed. This will be kept under review pending further developments in the case. As a club, we condemn acts of violence and abuse. We recognise the importance of safeguarding all those involved in this situation, and acknowledge the impact these allegations have on survivors of abuse," an official statement shared by Manchester United.
Antony was last featured in a competitive game in a Manchester United jersey during a 3-1 Premier League loss to Arsenal on September 3. He has been in Brazil since reporting for national team duty following the defeat to Arsenal. He was withdrawn from the squad by the Brazil Football Confederation (CBF).
Antony flew back to England from Brazil and he agreed to meet the Greater Manchester Police to face questions about the allegations leveled against him. The article went on to claim that Anton. He has already denied the charges. He wanted to surrender his phone to Greater Manchester Police to make the investigation process smooth.
"I can calmly state that the accusations are false and that the evidence already produced and the other evidence that will be produced demonstrate that I am innocent of the accusations made," the 23-year-old stated on social media.