A former Arsenal midfielder, Ray Parlour, has mentioned he agrees with the membership’s supervisor Mikel Arteta’s choice to drop captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from the Gunners’ squad that defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 within the Premier League derby on Sunday.
Arteta had confirmed that he dropped Aubameyang from Arsenal’s squad resulting from a ‘disciplinary concern’.
Reacting, Parlour backed Arteta’s choice to omit the Gabonese striker from the encounter, including that no person is larger than the workforce.
“I completely agree with Mikel Arteta, no person is larger than the workforce,” Parlour instructed talkSPORT.
“I do know Aubameyang is a vital participant, captain as effectively, you’ve got to guide by instance, however there’s no excuse for being late, is there?
“I ought to think about they might have been in a lodge. Whether or not it’s for coaching, I don’t know. Whether or not it’s the day earlier than for coaching or the day of the sport, I’m not too certain about the entire story.
“I believe Mikel Arteta did a very good interview after the sport: “Look, it’s handled, I’ve had phrases with him, and now he’s prepared for choice for Olympiakos on Thursday. Matter’s closed”.
“And that’s what you’ve acquired to do. It stays within the dressing room. Why ought to Arteta come out and begin opening a can of worms and saying, “He was late for this, doing this and doing that”, the general public doesn’t must know that.
“The matter has been handled, and now everybody might be somewhat bit scared and saying, “We are able to’t be late now!”, as a result of if he will get away with it after which another person is late, and so they get dropped, then there’s an issue within the dressing room.”