Goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has been fined seven days’ wages and apologized for declining to be substituted amid Chelsea’s Carabao Cup last annihilation by Manchester City on Sunday.
The Spaniard would not be supplanted by Willy Caballero at Wembley.
In spite of the fact that there was a misconception, on reflection, I committed a major error with how I took care of the circumstance,” Kepa said in a Chelsea proclamation.
Supervisor Maurizio Sarri said he and Kepa had since had “a great discussion.
Sarri, who responded indignantly when Kepa would not leave the field towards the finish of additional time, likewise said the occurrence had been “a misconception”.
Be that as it may, he included: Kepa acknowledges he committed a major error in the manner in which he responded.
“He has apologized to me, his partners and the club. It is up to the club in the event that they need to discipline him as indicated by the club rules, however for me this issue is currently shut.
“The group execution overall was incredibly positive and it is a disgrace to perceive how this occurrence has dominated our endeavors in what was a focused container last.
Kepa, the club’s record £71m marking, opposed Sarri’s endeavor to substitute him for Caballero previously
Manchester City won on punishments. The Italian seemed furious and strolled down the tunnel before rapidly returning.
The 24-year-old previous Athletic Bilbao player stated: “I needed to take the time today to apologize completely and face to face to the mentor, to Willy, my partners and to the club.
I have done this and now I need to offer a similar apology to the fans. I will gain from this scene and will acknowledge any punishment or discipline the club chooses is fitting.
The club will give Kepa’s fine to the Chelsea Foundation.