Kamara arrested after fight at Fulham's training ground

Fulham's Aboubakar Kamara was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm and criminal damage after a fight at the club's training ground.

Kamara arrested after fight at Fulham's training ground

Fulham’s Aboubakar Kamara was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm and criminal damage after a fight at the club’s training ground, Press Association Sport understands.

Police were called to Motspur Park when the 23-year-old forward was involved in an incident on Monday evening, and he has since been banned from the club’s training ground.

Aboubakar Kamara has become a controversial figure (Simon Galloway/PA Images)

Aboubakar Kamara has become a controversial figure (Simon Galloway/PA Images)

“Police were called to a training ground in New Malden, shortly after 17.00hrs on Monday, 21 January to reports of a fight,” the Metropolitan Police said in a statement.

“Officers attended. One man, in his 20s, was arrested on suspicion of ABH and criminal damage.

Kamara missed a penalty he was asked not to take against Huddersfield (Yui Mok/PA Images)

Kamara missed a penalty he was asked not to take against Huddersfield (Yui Mok/PA Images)

A club statement from Fulham, who sit 19th in the Premier League as they struggle against relegation, read: “The club is grateful for the swift attention and action by the Metropolitan Police immediately following our reporting of the incident on Monday.

“The subject who was arrested is banned indefinitely from Motspur Park and all club activities.

Kamara argues with Aleksandar Mitrovic, left, before taking the penalty (Yui Mok/PA Images)

Kamara argues with Aleksandar Mitrovic, left, before taking the penalty (Yui Mok/PA Images)

The incident is the latest controversy in which Kamara, who was signed in July 2017, has been involved.

Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri has also been critical of Kamara (Adam Davy/PA Images)

Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri has also been critical of Kamara (Adam Davy/PA Images)

Mitrovic then rescued him by scoring a winning goal before Fulham’s manager Claudio Ranieri said he had wanted to “kill” Kamara, who he also accused of lacking respect for his club and team-mates while revealing he would consider dropping him for their next fixture, against Arsenal.

The forward appeared as a substitute and even scored at the Emirates Stadium but has not made a further appearance in their three fixtures since then, during which allegations of the fight during yoga emerged.- Press Association

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