Sky could look to retain the services of bodyguards for their pundits following an alleged ‘headbutt’ on Roy Keane on Sunday.
In the course of the latter stages of Arsenal’s 3-1 acquire towards Manchester United, the legendary midfielder was involved in an altercation.
He and co-pundit Micah Richards had been thought to be making their way down to the side of the pitch for their write-up-match broadcast.
An unidentified guy is then alleged to have aimed a headbutt at Keane, with a video showing Richards holding him back.
A person eye-witness claims to have viewed blood on the floor, and the Metropolitan Law enforcement introduced on Monday that a 42-year-previous male has been arrested on suspicion of assault [ABH].
Sky are set to evaluate their protection following the incident in one particular of the Emirates Stadium’s hospitality place, as documented by the Day by day Mail.
They could look to deliver in bodyguards, a thing they did to guard Australian pundits throughout their protection of The Ashes.
The report provides that a overview will consider area in excess of the class of the global split, with broadcasting rivals TNT Sporting activities also established appraise their protection.
Adhering to the incident, a Sky Sports spokesperson mentioned: “We comprehend the law enforcement are investigating an alleged assault by a member of the public promptly previous the footage circulating on social media.
“In the footage found, Micah Richards was performing to diffuse a situation.”
The incident with Keane is explained to have taken put shortly right after Guy United star Alejandro Garnacho’s objective, which was subsequently ruled out by VAR for offside.
Arsenal went on to secure a remarkable acquire as Declan Rice and Gabriel Jesus both equally netted in stoppage-time to steal all three factors when United imagined they won them late on.
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