Yet more controversy at the Emirates after Gunners boss shows a lack of respect towards his opposite number.
Arsenal head coach Arsene Wenger refused to shake the hand of Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola either before or after Wednesday night’s Uefa Champions League first leg round-of-16 clash at the Emirates. according to reports in the Daily Mirror.
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The north London club went on to lose the contest 2-0 in highly controversial circumstances, with both sides missing first-half spot kicks, while the home team’s goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny was also shown a straight red card after bringing down the visitors’ playmaker Arjen Robben when clean through on goal.
And the experienced French coach also enraged the Bundesliga and Uefa Champions League holders by accusing the Netherlands international of diving to earn his side their penalty.
Meanwhile, the claims regarding Wenger’s refusal to shake his rival trainer’s hand, either before or after the contest, were made by experienced German football writer Rafael Honigstein, who works for Süddeutsche Zeitung, with the journalist also going on to say that the Bavarian giants had been left “puzzled” by the Gunners manager’s actions and general lack of courtesy.