Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) officials are set to decide on suspended defender Serge Aurier’s fate after his homophobic slurs.
PSG met with Serge Aurier on Monday and will decide on possible disciplinary measures. The club will refrain from commenting until then.— PSG English (@PSG_English) February 22, 2016
Earlier in the day, Aurier had a disciplinary hearing after a clip of him emerged on social media criticising PSG manager Laurent Blanc and his team mates last week.
Following this interview, Paris Saint- Germain directors will notify the player of its decision within the statutory deadline
“Following this interview, Paris Saint- Germain directors will notify the player of its decision within the statutory deadline,” the club said in a statement
PSG further stated they will not communicate on this issue further until before it makes its decision.
The Ivorian player was suspended immediately last week. The ban also ruled him out of the 2-1 victory over Chelsea in the first leg of their Champions League Round.
Despite much condemnation from several parties, fellow country mate Didier Drogba leapt to the defence of Aurier.
Since the scandal broke out, Aurier has apologised for his comments and said he will accept any sanction the club imposes on him.
“I made a mistake, it was unforgivable and I am ready to face all the consequences,” Aurier said in PSG’s website