Moroccan internationals in trouble with their respective clubs after late night visit to London shisha bar following QPR’s win over Arsenal.
MAROUANE CHAMAKH has sent his Arsenal career up in smoke after being caught in a London shisha bar following their 2-1 defeat at QPR.
Arsene Wenger was already furious with his players’ display and he will be even more angry to find out Chamakh took part in a shisha-smoking session with Rangers scorer Adel Taarabt.
Taarabt himself could be in trouble, as QPR manager Mark Hughes and team-mate Shaun Derry have called on him to show more maturity.
Shisha is a waterpipe in which fruit-scented tobacco is burned using coal, passed through a water vessel and inhaled through a hose.
Although neither Chamakh nor Taarabt were breaking club rules by being in the bar, a recent study found one shisha session can be as harmful as smoking 100 cigarettes.
Wenger has gone on record as saying it is unacceptable for his players to smoke.
SOURCE: Daily Express
Having scored just one Premier League goal since November 2010 Arsenal probably don’t need much ammunition to dump forward Marouane Chamakh and this incident may well be the final straw.
Adel Taarabt may get away with a warning as the Moroccan playmaker could be crucial to QPR’s chances of beating the drop, with the youngster having turned in a top notch performances to help his Loftus Road side past Arsenal on the weekend.