Ben White sparks bust-up with Phil Foden after Arsenal’s defeat to Manchester City
Posted by  badge Boss on Apr 27
Ben White grabbed Phil Foden by the shirt after Arsenal’s 4-1 loss to Manchester City (TikTok)

sparked a bust-up with after to on Wednesday evening.

’s side ran out comfortable winners at the Etihad Stadium with a double from Kevin De Bruyne plus goals from John Stones and Erling Haaland.

The win has moved City two points behind Arsenal and the reigning Premier League champions still have .

Tempers flared during the game as Jack Grealish and Thomas Partey clashed in the second half.

But after the match, two England teammates needed to be separated as White and Foden were involved in a heated exchange.

White initially approached Foden and grabbed the City midfielder by the collar. Foden reacted angrily to the Arsenal defender, grabbing his shirt and then pushing him away.

Bernardo Silva, Rodri, Kyle Walker and Haaland then stepped in to separate the two players and diffuse the situation.

Speaking after the game, Arteta admitted that City were against Arsenal.

‘I think it’s clear the better team won the game,’ said the Arsenal manager.

‘They were probably at their best, especially in the first half and we weren’t at our level.

‘The gap then becomes too big. In the first 30 minutes in terms of the basics you have to do against an exceptional team in terms of competing, in terms of winning duels, in terms of understanding what the game required we didn’t do it. We got punished and we could have been punished even more.’


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