Dani Ceballos has denied experiences he and Arsenal teammate David Luiz had been concerned in a coaching floor bust-up final week.
The Athletic had written the defender was seething at a late problem from Ceballos and retaliated by hitting him on the nostril, which drew blood.
The Spaniard is claimed to have responded by confronting Luiz earlier than teammates stepped in to diffuse the scuffle.
Gunners boss Mikel Arteta subsequently despatched the pair dwelling earlier than the group had three days off earlier than reconvening at London Colney on Tuesday.
Nonetheless, Ceballos used Twitter to disclaim any rift within the squad.
After a tumultuous begin to the season, the worldwide break was seen as a superb alternative for calm to be restored at Arsenal.
Nonetheless, the alternative has occurred on the north London membership, with the report suggesting the Spaniard introduced his gamers collectively within the dressing room to clear the air following the incident.
Ceballos, nevertheless, took to social media to quash rumours of a bust-up with Luiz on Thursday, rubbishing the experiences as ‘pretend.’
The newest revelations will do no favours for Arteta, with Mohamed Elneny and Sead Kolasinac testing constructive for COVID-19, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sleeping on the ground of an airport and Willian breaking authorities tips to go to Dubai regardless of the nationwide lockdown.
Willian appeared in a clip on social media on the Nusr-Et Steakhouse in Dubai alongside chef Nusret Gokce, also referred to as ‘Salt Bae’, on Monday night time.
And in keeping with The Telegraph, the previous Chelsea winger wunwell must take a COVID-19 take a look at and return a unfavourable consequence earlier than resuming coaching, though he doesn’t must self-isolate now he’s again within the UK.