‘Antony must be taken off the pitch’ — Manchester United star’s ex-girlfriend asks club to suspend him amid allegations

Manchester United winger Antony is in hot water after allegations of domestic abuse were filled against him by his ex-partner Gabriela Cavallin | Phot Credit: Imago/UOL

‘Antony must be taken off the pitch’ — Manchester United star’s ex-girlfriend asks club to suspend him amid allegations

Ayoola Kelechi 12:27 - 10.09.2023

Antony’s estranged girlfriend has called for the forward to be suspended by Manchester United

Gabriela Cavallin, the ex-girlfriend of Manchester United winger Antony accusing him of physical assault, has called for the Brazilian forward to be dropped from the Red Devils’ team pending investigations into the allegations levelled against him.

Antony accused of physical abuse by former lover

Manchester police have confirmed that they have opened investigations into the Premier League star after a complaint was filed against him by Cavallin, but Manchester United have declined to comment about the situation or take any action against Antony at the moment.

Cavallin has expressed disappointment in Manchester United’s approach to the situation, asking why it took the Premier League club so long to issue a statement, however empty, and pleading with them to suspend her ex-boyfriend.

Man United forward Antony || Photo Credit: Imago

The celebrity DJ, model, and influencer has published evidence of the alleged abuse and in an interview with The Sun asked Manchester United to stop playing Antony immediately.

Antony’s ex-girlfriend calls for forward’s suspension

Cavallin told The Sun, Why did it take United three months [to make a statement]? It's just not Okay.

“I prefer not to believe such a huge club, with such serious and professional people, would cover up a situation like this.

“Antony must be taken off the pitch. It's disappointing that he's still allowed to play while an investigation is underway.

“I'm absolutely devastated by this whole process. How can life go on as normal for him? They can't know what they know now and do nothing. He has to be suspended.”

Antony and Gabriella when the going was good | Image credit: UOL

Since Cavallin’s accusations against Antony became public, two more women have come forward to allege that the Brazilian forward was also physically abusive while they were in relationships with him, and despite the Manchester United star's vehement denial of the allegations, the club might still be forced to consider suspending him, especially after the treatment netted out to Mason Greenwood, who was accused of a similar offense in January 2022.

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