By Martin Graham | seventh Jun 2023
Manchester United are about to cope with one other home violence incident after summer season signing Antony Matheus dos Santos, identified mononymously as Antony, was accused by his girlfriend of home violence on Tuesday.
The membership are nonetheless coping with the fallout of Mason Greenwood’s case which hit the web in early 2022 and compelled the membership to droop the younger attacker’s contract whereas the legislation took its course. Greenwood is now free to return as a functioning member of society however the membership faces an ethical dilemma on the difficulty.
It doesn’t assist that there are a number of dissenting opinions inside the membership about probably restoring his standing as a Manchester United contracted participant.
Their complications are about to worsen as their £86 million summer season signing Antony is about to face the identical fees.
The 23-year-old was accused of home violence and assault threatening bodily hurt in a grievance laid at a Sao Paolo police station. The unnamed girl, who is alleged to be his girlfriend, filed a cost with a number of allegations of violence on quite a lot of events.
The primary is alleged to have taken place at a nightclub in Sao Paulo in July 2022. The second appears to be like to be extra severe as the girl alleged that she required surgical procedure to heal after being violently attacked by Antony in January 2023.
Two additional assaults within the report are alleged to have occurred in England, with one – a verbal menace by Antony the place he spoke of taking her life – alleged to have occurred on the day of Man United’s 1 – 0 win over Bournemouth within the 2022/23 season, a match which Antony took half in.
One other had pictorial proof of a scar which the girl alleges was gotten from a glass lower after an altercation with the previous AFC Ajax Amsterdam ahead.
It’s understood that her stories had been for “urgent protective measures” in opposition to the participant, who she claims to have had no contact with since 28 Might, the final day of the 2022/23 Premier League season. She has been suggested by the police in Sao Paolo to endure some extra medical checkups to construct a strong case in opposition to the Brazil worldwide.
Brazilian publication Globo Esporte would ultimately reveal the girl in query to be Gabriela Cavallin, a social media star in Brazil. Cavallin and Antony dated for a short whereas in 2022 and she or he had a miscarriage which she posted on her social media for her followers to commiserate together with her.
No remark has been made by Antony, his representatives or Manchester United on the time of this reportage.