FIFA World Cup: England players employ extra guards to protect WAGs

Jun 17, 2014, 12:37 IST | ANI

London: Footballers from Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United are employing extra guards to protect their WAGs and mansions during the World Cup, according to reports.

Glen Johnson, Wayne Rooney, Steven Gerrard

An insider said that all of the footballers were concerned about security, but they have met with their individual clubs and their own security to make sure that all alarm systems were up-to-date and serviced, the Mirror reported.

The insider asserted that top clubs have told the footballers that their contracted security teams will make extra patrols around their properties during the time they were away.

Professional Footballers’ Association asst chief executive John Bramhall said that football clubs were becoming a lot more active now with the security provision they put in place. Bramhall added it was a major concern to look after their players, so that they could focus on playing football.

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