Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Arsenal legend Martin Keown hits out at one Emirates star – 'he's let Unai Emery down'



Guendouzi was certainly one of 4 Arsenal gamers pictured allegedly inhaling nitrous oxide on a boozy evening out in London.

CCTV footage obtained by the Solar exhibits Guendouzi, Alexandre Lacazette, Mesut Ozil and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang all inhaling from balloons allegedly containing the substance.

Nitrous oxide, often known as ‘hippy crack’, slows down the mind and the physique’s responses, giving customers a sense of euphoria and may trigger hallucinations.

Whereas it’s not unlawful to own the drug, it’s unlawful to offer it away or promote it.

Keown feels the incident has shamed the membership and picked out Guendouzi, 19, for explicit criticism.

“It’s extremely disappointing to see Arsenal gamers inhaling ‘hippy crack’,” Keown advised the Mail.

“Above all else, Premier League gamers are function fashions and such a behaviour is just unacceptable.

“The gamers had been stated to be at a ‘wild champagne and vodka get together’ days earlier than the beginning of the season. It may have been a team-bonding evening and naturally footballers want some downtime, however this was taking it too far.


“Given the health ranges required to compete in our bodily demanding league, it’s unfathomable {that a} trendy participant would behave on this method.

“I might anticipate Arsenal supervisor Unai Emery to tear into everybody concerned however he could come down hardest on Matteo Guendouzi. It can disappoint Emery that certainly one of his promising younger stars appeared to go out after inhaling the gasoline.

“This can be a 19-year-old Frenchman who, at the moment, was but to kick a ball in English soccer.

“I understand how tough it may be for a younger participant breaking into the primary group. You need to present that you’re one of many lads and this might properly have been his first evening out along with his new team-mates.

“Guendouzi could have been egged on however Emery should really feel he must hold a lid on this younger man’s behaviour. As for the senior gamers, they need to undoubtedly know higher.”

An Arsenal spokesperson confirmed to the BBC that had been gamers can be “spoken to and reminded of their tasks” following the incident.


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