Arsene Wenger slams Manchester City star, labels him a diver

Arsene Wenger slams Manchester City star, labels him a diver

- Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has called Manchester City foward Raheem sterling a diver

- This comment was made after Man City's 3-1 victory over Arsenal at the Etihad on Sunday November 5

- Raheem Sterling was alleged to have been brought down in the box to win City a penalty which put them two goals up

Arsenal traveled to Manchester in search of a performance that will halt City's incredible run, but they fell short, losing 3-1 at the end of the day.

But the game did not come without its controversies, Manchester City's second and third goals left Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger fuming.

The match official gave City a second half penalty after Nacho Monreal was adjudged to have brought down City's forward Raheem Sterling in the box.

Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger lebels Raheem Sterling a diver

Raheem Sterling winning a penalty for City on Sunday. Source: Mirror

The Premier League leaders' record goals scorer Sergio Aguero slotted home the penalty for City.

TV replay showed it was minimal contact on Sterling and it has left the Arsenal manager to Label the England international a diver.

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Wenger said, “It was no penalty," said Wenger. "We know that Raheem Sterling dives well, he does that very well. And the third goal was offside.

“I'm very upset because, at 2-1, we were in the game.

"The third goal was the killer and it's no coincidence that mistakes always go for the home team, as we know. It's unacceptable.

Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger lebels Raheem Sterling a diver

Wenger has accused City's Raheem Sterling of being a diver. Source: Mirror

“Last year, if you look as well, we conceded two offside goals.

“Of course they're a top team, but that makes it even more difficult for you.

“Can anyone stop them? It will be difficult this season, the way they have started and with the quality they have, but you never know.

“If, on top of that, they have decisions at home like that, they'll be unstoppable.”

Wenger's comments brought a reaction from City's boss Pep Gaurdiola,

The Spaniard responded by saying, “They tell me it was offside and I don’t like to win in that way, so it’s like this.”

“But sometimes Arsenal win in Burnley, 1-0 with a hand, so sometimes it's like this.”

The victory over Arsenal helped the Citizens open an eight points gap at the summit of the Premier League.

The Premier League now take a two weeks break as the players return to their National teams for the international break.

Source: Yen

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