“unacceptable”unacceptable. Over the festive season, the Cottagers forward, Mitrovic, was one of several high-profile players to violate coronavirus regulations when he was pictured on New Year’s Eve with Crystal Palace captain Luka Milivojevic.
For Parker, who had to isolate himself over Christmas after a member of his household tested positive, the incident was especially galling, although Fulham’s last two games were postponed due to squad cases of coronavirus. “I’m disappointed,” said Parker. As we saw the picture of Aleks, myself and the club were bitterly disappointed. “Myself and the club were bitterly disappointed when we saw the picture of Aleks. ” He knows that it was reckless. It is not admissible. As a club, we have cleared it up internally. “Like everyone, you make mistakes and Aleks has to live with the consequences. “Parker called for footballers to take responsibility off the training pitch for their actions. A couple of Tottenham, West Ham and Manchester City players were also found breaking the Christmas rules. Parker added: “The responsibility is not just on the footballers but on everyone in this current climate. “That’s the responsibility. We have clear guidelines for what can and can’t be done. We’re checked twice a week, but players obviously have to take responsibility for what they do and who they mix with when they leave the ground or come out of our bubble. “Parker is looking forward to Fulham getting back into the action after the unwanted winter break when they travel to West London neighbors QPR in the FA Cup on Saturday. “We’ve had a bit of a difficult time lately given what’s happened in terms of the squad and some good tests,” he said. “We’re slowly getting back to speed, slowly progressing, getting people back. It has been a rough time, but it’s what it is. Much of the time, we made the. It was hard because we didn’t have a full squad at our disposal, but we did a decent job. We have a game this weekend where we can start playing again, and for us, that’s really important.