West Ham United midfielder Manuel Lanzini has sought to make amends for breaching Covid-19 guidelines over Christmas by donating to a food bank in London.

The 27-year-old Argentine had previously apologised after being pictured at a Christmas party along with Tottenham Hotspur's Erik Lamela, Giovani Lo Celso and Sergio Reguilon.

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Under British government guidelines, people living in Tier 4 regions, which includes London where the two clubs are located, were not allowed to mix with others outside their own household over Christmas.

"I thought a lot about my actions and I know I cannot change what happened but I've spoken to the club and the manager and want something good to come from it," Lanzini wrote on social media.

"I've been at West Ham a long time so I know what the community means to the Club and want to give back to a cause that matters to us all, our community and fans.

I will be making a donation to a great cause in the Newham Foodbank and I hope this can help them during a difficult time.

MOYES: DON'T PICK ON FOOTBALLERS

West Ham boss David Moyes says footballers should not be picked on if they break Covid-19 rules.

"We have to be careful that everybody isn't picking on football players," Moyes said.

"We will all know people who have broken the rules in their own way.

The players have followed the protocols. Every day at the training ground they have to go through rituals just to get into the building. They know what their job is. Like most human beings at times, they can get things wrong.

Additional reporting from Reuters.

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