Sheffield United have released a brief 17-word statement on Scotland striker Oli McBurnie after an alleged altercation appeared on social media.

A street altercation has appeared on Twitter, with the poster of the video claiming the man in the video is Sheffield United and Scotland striker Oli McBurnie. He originally signed for the Bramall Lane club in 2019.

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The Scotland striker is involved in an alleged incident. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

A statement from the club reads: “Officials at Sheffield United are aware of the video circulating on social media and are currently investigating.”

McBurnie has scored just once this season and is currently out of action with a foot injury. It is likely to rule him out of Scotland’s Euro 2020 plans this summer, McBurnie yet to score in his international career, making 16 appearances overall for his country.

 

Kenny McLean has joined McBurnie and Ryan Jack in being ruled out for the major tournament this summer after a knee ligament injury at the weekend on Norwich City duty.

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