Vladimir Coufal says everybody related to the Czech Republic facet stands by Ondrej Kudela, who’s being investigated over allegations that he racially abused Rangers’ Glen Kamara.
The incident occurred when Kudela and Slavia Prague confronted Rangers within the second leg of a Europa League last-16 tie at Ibrox earlier this month.
Kudela has travelled with the Czech Republic squad for his or her World Cup qualifier in opposition to Wales on Tuesday and West Ham defender Coufal is glad his fellow defender is in rivalry for the match in Cardiff.
“After all, everybody from the Czech staff stands by Ondrej and everyone seems to be glad that he’s right here,” Coufal stated.
“He is a vital a part of our squad. Different issues that occurred, I can not touch upon.
“I believe Ondrej is glad he could possibly be right here. He’s an enormous skilled and for him, it is no downside.”
Kudela’s membership Slavia Prague have vehemently denied the accusations of “vile racist abuse” regarding the sport in Glasgow on March 18, however Police Scotland confirmed final week they’re investigating the incident.
Police Scotland additionally revealed they’re trying right into a prison criticism filed by Slavia alleging Kamara assaulted Kudela after the match.
ℹ️ Press convention in Cardiff earlier than the #WCQ in opposition to Wales.
⏺️ Ondřej Kúdela travelled with the squad and is ready for the match.
⏺️ Tomáš Malinský did not journey to Wales.
⏺️ All gamers from Bundesliga joined the staff.
⏺️ The entire squad had a unfavourable COVID-19 check. pic.twitter.com/cw9pytbCbR
— Czech Soccer Staff (@ceskarepre_eng) March 29, 2021
‘Massive character’ Moyes and push for Europe
Coufal’s attentions will quickly change again to membership facet West Ham and the prospect of continuous their wonderful season within the Premier League.
Whereas the 28-year-old right-back was coy on whether or not the staff will qualify for the Champions League, he was fast to reward David Moyes who introduced him to the London Stadium in October.
He stated: “David Moyes is an enormous character for Scottish soccer and for our Premier League. He’s very useful. Nonetheless he’s asking about one thing, what do we want.
“Hopefully, I want [to qualify for the Champions League]. However we are going to see. We’ve got to stick with our toes on the bottom and we are going to see on the finish of the season.
“West Ham could be very fashionable now in Czech Republic. It’s totally nice and I actually get pleasure from it.”