Soccer: Man jailed for 10 years for armed assault on Arsenal gamers


FILE PHOTO: Soccer Soccer – Europa League – Arsenal Coaching – Arsenal Coaching Centre, St Albans, Britain – October 2, 2019 Arsenal’s Sead Kolasinac, Mesut Ozil and Shkodran Mustafi throughout coaching Motion Photos through Information/Tony O’Brien/File Photograph

LONDON (Information) – A person who tried to rob Arsenal gamers Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac at knifepoint in a failed North London carjacking final July was sentenced to 10 years in jail on Friday.

The BBC reported that Ashley Smith, 30, was sentenced at Harrow Crown Court docket after admitting attempting to steal watches price 200,00zero kilos ($255,440.00) from the Premier League gamers.

An confederate, 26-year-old Jordan Northover, had additionally admitted involvement within the assault and was awaiting sentencing.

Decide Ian Bourne described Smith as a “profession prison” who was well-known to police.

Former Germany midfielder Ozil was driving his black Mercedes in North London when the automotive was boxed in by motorcycle riders carrying helmets on July 25.

Video photographs confirmed Bosnian defender Kolasinac, who was a passenger, getting out of the car and confronting the attackers.

Each gamers have been then disregarded of Arsenal’s workforce for the season-opening recreation.

Reporting by Alan Baldwin, enhancing by Ken Ferris