Arsenal transfer target banned indefinitely by Ligue 1

first_img Read Also: Bernd Leno: Arsenal can win a trophy this season Martins joined Monaco on a permanent deal last summer from Atletico for a fee believed to be in the region of £19million. The electric winger joined the club on an initial loan deal in January 2019, where he chipped in with four goals in 17 games in all competitions. Martins has been plagued by inconsistent performances this term, having chipped in with just four goals and one assist in 23 matches. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentThe Highest Paid Football Players In The World18 Beautiful Cities That Are Tourist MagnetsBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made8 Weird Facts About Coffee That Will Surprise YouThe Absolute 10 Greatest Shows In HBO History2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearA Guy Turns Gray Walls And Simple Bricks Into Works Of ArtBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them8 Best 1980s Gadgets That Defined A Decade8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits EarthTop 10 Enemies Turned Friends in TV10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do They state that the fact Martins pushed Lesage twice could lead to an exemplary punishment. Commenting on the player, Goal journalist Robin Bairner tweeted: “Monaco don’t expect him to play again this season.” Portuguese international Martins reacted by pushing Lesage, with the official then swiftly brandishing the ex-Atletico Madrid forward a red card. Martins then angrily confronted the official, where he shoved him for a second time, before players from both teams had to pull him away. And now Ligue 1’s governing body – the LFP – have launched an investigation into the incident, with Martins handed an indefinite ban until they reach their verdict. The minimum amount of time Martins is expected to be out for is eight matches, though he could be ruled out until the end of the season. According to French news out RMC Sport, the former Sporting Lisbon star could be suspended for up to eight months.center_img Monaco winger Gelson Martins has been handed an indefinite ban by Ligue 1 after he pushed referee Mikael Lesage twice during the 3-1 defeat against Nimes. The 24-year-old – who was heavily linked with a move to Arsenal last year – was left enraged after Tiemoue Bakayoko was sent off for a stamp on Romain Philippoteaux. Loading… last_img

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