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Arteta’s fury: Arsenal boss faces FA firestorm over VAR outrage


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Mikel Arteta faces fees from England’s Football Association for feedback he made after Arsenal’s defeat by Newcastle earlier this month.

Following the 1-0 loss at St. James’ Park, the place VAR determined to not rule out Anthony Gordon’s aim, the Gunners’ gaffer labeled the choice “an absolute disgrace.”

“Mikel Arteta has been charged with a breach of FA Rule E3.1 following comments he made in media interviews after Arsenal’s Premier League game against Newcastle United on Saturday, November 4. It’s alleged that his comments constitute misconduct as they are insulting towards match officials and/or detrimental to the game and/or bring the game into disrepute,” an official assertion from the FA learn.

During the sport, VAR underwent a triple examine to find out the legitimacy of Joe Willock’s cross, whether or not Joelinton had fouled Arsenal defender Gabriel, and whether or not Gordon had been offside.

Arteta, visibly pissed off, expressed his discontent after the match, stating: “You have to talk about how the hell did this goal stand up? Incredible. I feel embarrassed. I have to now come in here and try to defend the club and please ask for help because it’s an absolute disgrace that this goal is allowed. An absolute disgrace.”

Arsenal swiftly rallied behind their supervisor, issuing a press release the subsequent day declaring their wholehearted help for Arteta’s feedback.

The assertion urged the necessity for enchancment in officiating requirements, emphasizing the Premier League’s standing as the perfect on the earth.

“The Premier League is the best league in the world with the best players, coaches, and supporters, all of whom deserve better,” the assertion asserted, including that “PGMOL (Professional Game Match Officials Limited) urgently needs to address the standard of officiating and focus on an action which moves us all on from retrospective analysis, attempted explanations, and apologies.”

Arteta has till Tuesday to answer the cost.

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