Man United stars risk Premier League wrath by ignoring repeated celebration guidance after Paul Pogba goal

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Paul Pogba and Eric Bailly have risked the wrath of the Premier League by ignoring the repeated calls for socially distanced goal celebrations.

As reported by Sky Sports just a few days ago, the Premier League and PGMOL have requested that match officials remind players of their responsibilities to social distancing when it comes to mid-pandemic goal celebrations.

The suggestion is that it’s not such a good look for the league and English football as a whole to have players hugging after finding the back of the net, with millions watching from home told that social distancing is enforced by law.

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That guidance was clearly ignored by Manchester United stars Paul Pogba and Eric Bailly, who celebrated face-to-face with a handshake after the former found the back of the net against Burnley at Turf Moor this evening.

Have a look for yourself, with the pair’s celebration being included at the end of the clip below. There’s bending the rules, then there’s breaking them in a manner as blatant as this…

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