Juventus’ Paulo Dybala, Arthur Melo and Weston McKennie fined by police after attending illegal lockdown party at American star’s home … with Serie A giants to severely punish trio for breaking prior rules in derby with Torino
- Paulo Dybala, Weston McKennie and Arthur Melo are in the hot water with Juventus
- The Juventus trio were fined by the police after the party at McKennie’s house
- There were a dozen people in attendance who violated the lockdown rules
- Juventus will face rival Torino in a crunch derby on Saturday in Serie A
Juventus trio Weston McKennie, Paulo Dybala and Arthur Melo are in the pot after breaking Covid rules by attending a party at the American star’s house in Turin.
The Juventus stars have been fined by police for breaking lockdown rules and will be severely punished by the Serie A giants once they learn about the party.
The police broke the party on Wednesday evening around 11.30 pm, where a dozen people were present.
Weston McKennie is in hot water with Juventus after throwing a party during lockdown
Paulo Dybala and Arthur Melo were also at the party at McKennie’s Turin home
Under current coronavirus rules in Italy, private parties are prohibited – with a nationwide curfew currently in effect from 10pm to 5am.
Police were called to McKennie’s house by neighbors who were annoyed by the noise levels from the party on Wednesday.
Dybala and Arthur attended the party at McKennie’s luxury mansion with their girlfriends and other friends – all of whom were fined for breaking lockdown rules.
According to Italian publication Tuttosportpolice waited outside the home of the American attacker for an hour before finally being let inside.
The news comes as a big disruption to Andrea Pirlo ahead of the derby against Torino
After they were finally admitted, those in attendance at the illegal party gave maximum cooperation to the police.
McKennie, Dybala and Arthur will now have to undergo Covid tests for the next few hours to determine if they can play in Saturday’s crunch derby against Torino.
Juventus are understandably very angry with their trio of players for failing to adhere to current guidelines ahead of such a big game – with Andrea Pirlo’s position as manager currently under serious threat.
The news from the lockdown party comes as Juventus confirmed veteran defender Leonardo Bonucci had tested positive for Covid.
He is now isolating himself at home after his positive test after returning from international service to Italy.
Leonardo Bonucci has tested positive for Covid after international commitments with Italy