The Arsenal captain was axed for turning up late in the 2-1 home victory against Tottenham. Arteta attributed this step as a disciplinary breach but did not elaborate on what transpired.
The Gabon international became very angry was left disappointed and fuming. He even left the stadium before anyone else and skipped the routine post-match match warm-down with the other unused subs.
Piers Morgan, a staunch Gunner fan and a former Britain presenter took a dig into the whole issue and channeled his energy towards the Arteta. On Tuesday, he tweeted;
This tweet received over 2,700 likes and 2,300 comments.
It has emerged that the Arsenal boss is not planning to take the captaincy off the striker. His determination to bring discipline to the team was evident on the very day he took over from Unai Emery.
He warned: “I want to get everyone at the club to accept a different way of thinking because if you don’t have the right culture in difficult moments the tree is going to shake.
“My job is to convince everyone that this is how we are going to live from now on. And if you are going to be a part of this, it has to be on these terms and in this way.”