Arsenal supervisor, Mikel Arteta, has claimed he informed Dani Ceballos to watch out throughout his half-time team-talk of their 2-1 defeat to Villarreal on Thursday evening.
Ceballos was proven a second yellow card with the Gunners already two objectives down.
Villarreal opened the scoring within the first leg of the Europa League semi-final after Manu Trigueros fired house.
Unai Emery’s males made it two, with Raul Albion ghosting in on the far publish.
Arteta mentioned of the purple card following the match: “I haven’t seen the motion. Clearly, we talked at half-time that you must watch out.
“I used to be going to take him off however by the point Gabi (Gabriel Martinelli) was prepared to return on, that motion occurred and he was out.”
Villarreal vs Arsenal: Arteta confirms Ceballos ignored his half-time instruction