Modified 24 Might 2020, 18:26 IST
Christian Kabasele joked Watford are “injecting” COVID-19 into gamers and employees members in a sarcastic response to the membership being accused of attempting to keep away from relegation.
Watford spent a lot of the Premier League season within the backside three however sat 17th when the coronavirus pandemic resulted within the suspension of play in England’s prime flight in March.
Adrian Mariappa confirmed he was certainly one of three folks from the Hornets – and 6 throughout the Premier League – to check constructive for the virus within the first spherical of research performed by golf equipment final Sunday and Monday.
Watford captain Troy Deeney has refused to return to coaching resulting from well being considerations and has voiced his opposition to the season resuming, which it’s hoped will occur by June 12.
The membership additionally opposed plans to play the remaining Premier League fixtures at impartial venues.
Kabasele hit out at a Twitter person who claimed Watford have been tactically attempting to cease 2019-20 reaching its conclusion on the pitch to make sure their top-flight standing is retained.
The centre-back posted: “So let me clarify our tactic: we’re doing one injection of COVID-19 as soon as per week.
“We draw the participant/member of employees who will get it [and] like this we’re certain that we by no means play once more and keep away from relegation.”
Kabasele completed the tweet with an emoji of a person facepalming.
When the identical Twitter person mentioned Kabasele ought to “get again to work”, he replied: “Can I snort at somebody who can say to somebody that he ought to ‘GET BACK TO WORK’ when really he went again to work…
“And it is not a query of being a coward or not when actually you possibly can kill somebody out of your family in the event that they get the virus from you. The rest?”
The Premier League introduced on Saturday that the second spherical of coronavirus assessments returned two positives from as many golf equipment.