Everton probe Pickford bar brawl allegations
England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford is under investigation with the aid of his club Everton about his alleged involvement in a brawl in Sunderland on Sunday. The 25-yr-old – who shone at last yr’s World Cup – is believed to have reacted when revelers in a bar directed derogatory remarks at his fiancee Megan, who currently had their first infant Arlo. A video has unfolded on social media in which onlookers can be heard shouting “Jordan” as combat breaks out before the person, believed to be Pickford, is dragged away. Pickford had performed in Everton’s 2-0 away win over West Ham on Saturday before spending time off in his home metropolis.
“The membership has been made aware about an alleged incident related to considered one of our gamers, and we’re looking into the matter,” the Premier League club said. Pickford got here thru the system at Sunderland but joined Everton for an initial £25 million ($32.6 million) when they have been relegated from the Premier League in June 2017. He made his England debut 5 months later and was Gareth Southgate’s first preference on the World Cup and become instrumental in their wonder run to the semifinals. He saved a spot-kick in the penalty shootout victory over Colombia in their closing sixteen clashes. He became the man of the healthy in England’s 2-zero win over Sweden in the quarterfinals.