WOLFSBURG have sacked their team chef … for allegedly putting a star player’s life in danger.
Maximilian Arnold missed the Bundesliga strugglers’ 1-0 loss to bottom side Cologne on December 16.
EPA Wolfsburg have sacked their team chef for allegedly putting Maximilian Arnold’s life in danger.
The German club said at the time that the 23-year-old was suffering from gastric problems and nausea.
However, Bild have allegedly uncovered the reason behind his absence.
And they claim that head cook Olaf Suchanek was fired for forgetting that Arnold has a nut allergy.
The player reportedly suffered a severe reaction to a pre-match meal provided by the chef.
Getty The German international was left in agony after the cook forget he had a nut allergy before a game against Cologne in December
Getty Maximilian Arnold had to miss the clash after suffering a severe reaction and spent the game in agony at the team hotel
And the Germany international midfielder was then forced to spend the game in agony at the team hotel.
Allergic reactions to food can be life-threatening in some cases.
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Suchanek, 47, only took up his post with Wolfsburg a year ago.
Liverpool striker Divock Origi is among Arnold’s his team-mates after he joined on a season-long loan last summer.