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Jonny Evans and Gareth Barry Among Those Who Reportedly Stole a Taxi in Barcelona

Jonny Evans and Gareth Barry Among Those Who Reportedly Stole a Taxi in Barcelona

The four West Brom players at the centre of the stolen taxi scandal have apologised on the club’s official website, with Jonny Evans and Gareth Barry among the quartet.

Midfielder Jake Livermore and goalkeeper Boaz Myhill were also involved in the bizarre incident, which allegedly took place in the early hours of Thurday morning in Barcelona.

The Baggies had been on a mid-winter training trip to Spain, ahead of this weekend’s FA Cup fifth round tie against Southampton, when four previously unnamed players broke the club curfew.

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The Sun originally reported that the four players stole a taxi from outside a fast-food restaurant and drove it back to their hotel, before abandoning it on the street.

And now, Evans, Barry, Livermore and Myhill have came forward on the club’s official website as the four who are under investigation:

 

Where this leaves West Brom boss Alan Pardew is anyone’s guess, as the club currently sit rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table.

Not the kind of story they’d like to be coming out ahead of a tough round of fixtures…

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