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Mikel Arteta answers to the pundit regarding Arsenal’s words about the VAR controversy

Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta addressed the media, before Arsenal’s Champions League matchup with Sevilla.

This week, Arteta gained notoriety 1-0 loss to Newcastle United.

Gunners boss wasn’t happy with the choice of referee to give Newcastle the goal. Because the ball had left the play before Joe Willock crossed it in.

Second, Joelinton had fouled Gunners defender Gabriel Magalhaes, as the defender had two hands on his backside.

And this incident lead Mikel Arteta towards drama.

Mikel Arteta responds to Gary Neville’s criticism

Talking before Arsenal’s Champions League match against Sevilla Mikel Arteta gave an explanation for his remarks following the Newcastle game.

He said: “My duty is to defend my players and my club in the best possible way.”

“It is what I intend to do time after time. I always do it and will take my responsibility to do it. It’s the way I am. I have to defend my club.”

But on the other hand, via Sky Sports, Neville said: “I thought Arsenal’s statement was really poor.”

“The day after Liverpool wrote their statement mentioning ‘sporting integrity’ and looking at all options and suggested a replay.”

The right back added thus far: “I thought it was quite dangerous. Arsenal’s statement was quite dangerous too.”

Although Ex-United man addressed Arsenal’s as ‘dangerous’, Arteta replied: “Again, we have a duty to express how we feel with the evidence we have and the history we have.”

Behind all of this drama, last night Arsenal snatched the victory from Spanish side Sevilla. Now they topped their Champions League group. It like after a long time finally Emirates will listen the UCL knockout anthem.

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