‘Wenger owes Sterling an apology’

first_imgArsène Wenger Wenger owes Sterling an apology over dive claims – Shearer Alex Fisher Last updated 2 years ago 17:11 11/6/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(7) sterlingmonreal - cropped Getty Images Arsène Wenger Raheem Sterling Arsenal Manchester City v Arsenal Manchester City Premier League The Arsenal boss said the Manchester City attacker is a known diver, but former England star Shearer said he is wrong to question his integrity Arsene Wenger owes Raheem Sterling an apology after labelling the Manchester City forward a diver following Arsenal’s 3-1 defeat at the Etihad Stadium, according to Alan Shearer.Wenger felt aggrieved by the awarding of a second-half penalty on Sunday when Nacho Monreal was penalised for bringing down Sterling.City 13/10 to beat Leicester to nil Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Referee Michael Oliver had no hesitation in awarding the spot kick and Sergio Aguero made no mistake from 12 yards.That gave City a 2-0 lead, and Gabriel Jesus’ seventh of the season wrapped up the points – although Wenger was left even more frustrated by the Brazilian’s strike due to an apparent offside in the build-up.However, the Frenchman took most of his anger out on Sterling, telling BBC Sport: “We know that Sterling dives well, and he does that [win the penalty] very well.”pic.twitter.com/QS85xiLqxr— Raheem Sterling (@sterling7) November 5, 2017His outburst angered Shearer, though, the Newcastle United legend calling on Wenger to apologise to the England international.”I think it’s totally wrong,” Shearer told Match of the Day. “It’s one thing to deflect from his own team’s inadequacies and deficiencies, it’s another one to question someone’s integrity and be wrong.”I think he owes Sterling an apology there. There’s no way that’s a dive and that’s a penalty.”last_img read more

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