Slavia Prague defender Ondrej Kudela has been suspended for the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final tie against Arsenal.
As a result, they’ve handed him a provisional one-game ban while they investigate. To be clear, that doesn’t mean the one-game ban is his punishment, it’s just a provisional suspension until they come to a final decision.
Slavia Prague weren’t actually going to pick Kudela anyway, as they claim he has “a cold”, and inflammation to his nose following a clash with Gareth Bale on international duty.
That’s all very convenient, as Kamara’s lawyer previously told the media that police officers would question Kudela when he arrived in England for the Arsenal match.
Kudela is a regular starter for Slavia Prague, starting all of their knockout-stage matches so far and making 32 appearances this season.
We can only hope Arsenal make sure to punish his absence fully, as he watches on alone at home whilst his teammates play in a European quarter-final.