Premier League stars Jack Grealish and Connor Wickham get into separate bust-ups with revellers as they leave exclusive London nightclub in the early hours The pair were partying at Tape nightclub in Mayfair yesterday at 3.00am Both players were seen being restrained by security in the separate altercations Police confirmed they were not called to
Premier League stars Jack Grealish and Connor Wickham get into separate bust-ups with revellers as they leave exclusive London nightclub in the early hours
- The pair were partying at Tape nightclub in Mayfair yesterday at 3.00am
- Both players were seen being restrained by security in the separate altercations
- Police confirmed they were not called to the exclusive club
- Grealish, 23, has previously been criticised for his off-the-field antics
Premier League football stars Jack Grealish and Connor Wickham have been pictured getting into separate altercations at an exclusive club in Mayfair.
The two English players were seen at around 3.00am at Tape nightclub yesterday morning being held back by security guards.
It is not known what provoked the bust-up but police have confirmed they did not attend the scene.
Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish got into an apparent altercation at the exclusive Tape nightclub in Mayfair in the early hours of yesterday morning
Crystal Palace striker Connor Wickham (circled) was seen in a separate incident being held back by his friends
In the photographs, Grealish, 23, one of the top young stars in English football on a reported salary of £100,000-per-week, can be seen remonstrating with other revellers.
A nightclub bouncer holds the Aston Villa midfielder back and puts his arm across him in an apparent attempt to calm him down.
In a separate incident at the same club, Wickham, 26, confronts a group of men while a friend appears to hold him back as security intervene.
Grealish, a £100,000-per-week Premier League star, was held back by security at Tape nightclub in Mayfair
It is not known what started the altercation but police confirmed they did not attend the scene
In the photographs, Grealish can be seen remonstrating at someone while other revellers look on
A witness said he saw the Crystal Palace striker leave the club when another reveller said something to him ‘out of the blue’ which kicked off the scrap.
Both players had been involved in pre-season matches on Saturday with Wickham scoring past Bristol City and Grealish assisting two against Charlton Athletic.
It is not the first time that Jack Grealish has come under the spotlight for his off-the-field antics.
The talented star, who has often been linked with big-money moves to top clubs, was pictured passed out drunk in Tenerife in 2015.
A witness said Wickham was provoked when he left the club and someone said something to him ‘out of the blue’
The 26-year-old recently signed a new contract with Crystal Palace and was celebrating after scoring in a pre-season friendly against Bristol City
Tape nightclub is a popular celebrity hangout which has seen the likes of Drake, Usain Bolt, Rihanna and Justin Bieber entering its exclusive doors
Wickham appeared to be held back by a friend trying to bring a halt to the bust-up
A number of bouncers from the exclusive nightclub had to break up the scrap at 3.00am
Wickham has suffered a series of serious injuries and has only made six Premier League appearances in two years
He was also photographed partying with friends who were inhaling from balloons believed to have been filled with nitrous oxide after a humiliating 4-0 loss to Everton in 2015.
Grealish had appeared to put his antics to bed after a stunning season last year ended with promotion to the Premier League.
But again, his season was not without its notable moments after a Birmingham fan invaded the pitch during the local derby with Aston Villa and punched Grealish.
Earlier this season, Grealish, a boyhood Aston Villa fan, was assaulted by a fan from rival club Birmingham during the local derby
Grealish has previously been criticised for his partying after he was seen apparently passed out drunk next to a packet of cigarettes in Tenerife in 2015
His assaulter Paul Mitchell, 27, was jailed for 14 weeks, while Grealish went on to score the winner in the fiery derby.
Tape nightclub is a popular celebrity hangout which has seen the likes of Drake, Usain Bolt, Rihanna and Justin Bieber entering its exclusive doors.
MailOnline has contacted the players’ management company who refused to make a comment on the incidents.
Aston Villa and Crystal Palace have also been approached for statements.