Kevin-Prince needs ‘nothing to do’ with half-brother Boateng after ex-Bayern Munich man discovered responsible of assault

The Germany worldwide was convicted of assaulting his former companion and his relative has spoken out in opposition to him

Kevin-Prince Boateng has criticised his half-brother Jerome after the defender was discovered responsible of assaulting his former companion.

The centre-back, who joined Lyon this summer season after leaving Bayern Munich, was ordered to pay a €1.8 million positive  after being convicted on Thursday.

Boateng prevented a doable jail time period for the incident which came about in 2018, however the prosecution has stated they are going to think about interesting the decide’s ruling as they hoped for a suspended sentence as a substitute of a mere positive.

What has been stated?

Kevin-Prince says his relationship with Jerome, who has the identical father however a special mom, broke down properly earlier than the latter’s conviction.

“I’ve distanced myself from Jerome for a very long time,” the Hertha Berlin participant stated to  Bild .

“I worth and respect German legislation. I abhor violence in opposition to girls.

“I do not establish with my brother’s actions and that is why I now not have something to do with him.”

Will Boateng play for Lyon?

The Germany worldwide signed for Lyon in a free switch throughout the summer season window and is but to make his first look for the membership.

Coach Peter Bosz refused to touch upon the 33-year-old’s authorized state of affairs however says there’s a likelihood he may debut on Sunday once they tackle Strasbourg.

“I am a coach, it is his personal life, I do not wish to say something about it,” he informed reporters.

“Jerome didn’t prepare collectively for 3 months, even when he labored with a coach, and the crew coaching is all the time completely different.

“Xherdan Shaqiri is a little bit additional forward. We’ll see on Sunday, there are a number of uncertainties for the beginning XI.”

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