After getting caught for driving without a license, young defender Rúben Semedo has been relegated to the B team for the next 3 weeks as punishment for his behaviour.
Semedo had been arrested by the Polícia de Segurança Pública (Public Security Police) at around 2:30am yesterday morning for illegally driving a Fiat Palio in the Amadora area of Lisbon. Semedo may be handed with a fine and/or community service as punishment.
Talking to the press Leonardo Jardim said: “Rúben Semedo’s behaviour was incorrect. He shall be punished in accordance with our regulations and in sporting terms will go to the B team. Rúben has to be an example for the whole Academy and you must realise this. The next three weeks work in the B team.”