Roy Keane has Arsenal premonition as he addresses ‘over-celebrating’ claims
Roy Keane has warned Arsenal they may face a “kick in the teeth” amid the controversy over their wild celebrations.
The Gunners had been broadly criticised for his or her post-match response to beating Liverpool 3-1 on the Emirates final Sunday. Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher advised captain Martin Odegaard to “just get down the tunnel” as he took photos with the membership photographer’s digital camera, whereas Gary Neville stated it confirmed “a little bit of immaturity”.
The scenes have provoked a dialogue over how groups mark wins, given there’s nonetheless a protracted method to go within the Premier League title race. Keane, talking forward of Arsenal‘s thumping victory at West Ham, which has stored them firmly within the title, stated it is not simply the Gunners who’re responsible of over-the-top celebrations today.
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“It happens but you can’t get carried away but that’s the nature of the beast,” he stated on Sky Sports. “Teams get excited and get giddy, we see it every week now. Obviously, we saw Arsenal get criticised last week, but we see teams every week now [celebrate] when they get a big result.
“Yes, celebrate and get photographs, but as we know, there’s a long way to go in that league challenge and you can’t get too carried away. We know what football does to you, it kicks you in the teeth.”
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Gunners boss Mikel Arteta has insisted he doesn’t care in regards to the detrimental response to how his facet have a good time wins. Speaking forward of the West Ham recreation, he stated: “They [the club’s communications department] told me today so I didn’t know anything about it.
“But I love it. I’ve seen managers at the Emirates, away [at other stadiums] on their knees inside the pitch. I’ve seen very big managers going across the touchline in the Premier League.
“Personally, I love it because it brings such a passion and emotion to the game when it’s done in a natural and unique way. I think it’s great but it’s my opinion and other people may think something different.”