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Premier League players and staff have reportedly been told they must be double-vaccinated ahead of the new season amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Government plans could also see fans needing to be fully vaccinated by October to attend live Premier League matches next season.
Delph has now landed himself in hot water with fans for sharing a message from the website The Healing Chamber on his Instagram Stories on Wednesday.
"It's now a 'conspiracy theory' to believe that the immune system is capable of doing the job it was designed to do," reads the message.
The 31-year-old Everton midfielder, who has 381k followers on the social media platform, has been slammed by fans for sharing the anti-vaccine post.
If you where to ask me out of any current Everton player which one I thought would be anti vaxxer it would definitely be Fabian Delph so his latest insta story doesn't surprise me.- JRayC2002 (@bobmarl03974950) July 28, 2021
of course fabian delph is an anti vaxxer the useless egg head- Abbie (@Abbie_Wykex) July 28, 2021
Of course Fabian Delph would be anti-vaccine it might deprive him of some sick pay.- Neil Halton (@NeilHalton) July 28, 2021
Just when you thought you couldn't dislike Fabian Delph any more, he shows himself as an anti-vaxxer pic.twitter.com/qMdUfS5gNW- Alex (@efc_alex18) July 28, 2021
Fabian Delph being an anti-vaxxer is absolutely peak Fabian Delph. Absolute shit for brains. Him and Pep talking to each other must be like me talking to my dog.- Jack :triangular_flag_on_post: (@EvertonPlague) July 28, 2021
Fabian Delph being an anti-vaxxer is definitely the least surprising Everton news of the summer, to be honest pic.twitter.com/lBO0hG7hlm- MDA (@MichaelDeAsha) July 28, 2021
Everton have been in Orlando as they participate in the Florida Cup, but Delph has been unable to travel with the squad after coming into contact with someone who has since tested positive for coronavirus.
The Premier League club said in an official statement last week: "Fabian Delph will not travel with the squad to the Florida Cup in Orlando as a precautionary measure after coming into contact with someone who has since tested positive for COVID-19.
"Delph, who began his preparations for the coming season on 5 July and has played in both of the club's practice matches -- including a 1-0 victory against Blackburn Rovers on Saturday -- will resume his pre-season training as soon as his period of self-isolation is over."
Everton defeated Colombian side Millonarios on penalties in their Florida Cup clash at the Camping World Stadium on Sunday.
Rafa Benitez's men will continue their pre-season campaign against Club Universidad Nacional on Wednesday before facing Manchester United on 7th August.
Featured Image Credit: Fabian Delph's Instagram/PA
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