- Neal Maupay has tendered apology to Arsenal for goalie Leno's injury
- The Frenchman stated that he never intended to injure the Gunners stopper
- Maupay also lashed Arsenal stars for the ways the talked on the pitch
Brighton forward Neal Maupay has made it clear that he never intended to injure Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno in his side's tough Premier League 2-1 win.
Neal Maupay had a collision with Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno in the first half which injured the Gunners' number and was taken out for treatment.
Nicolas Pepe went ahead to score the first goal for Arsenal in the tough encounter before the Gunners conceded two late goals in which Neal Maupay netted the winner.
And after the encounter, Arsenal stars descended on Neal Maupay pointing accusing fingers at the Frenchman in a serious argument.
While speaking with BT Sport, Neal Maupay explained that he never meant to injure Leno and also blasted Arsenal stars to learn humility.
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''Arsenal players need to learn humility some times because they’ve been talking a lot in the second half when they were 1-0 up and they got what they deserved,'' he explained.
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Arsenal stars on Saturday evening, June 20, descended heavily on Brighton forward Neal Maupay after the Gunners' 2-1 defeat against Brighton in the tough Premier League battle.
Matteo Guendouzi appeared to be the most furious Arsenal player after the encounter as he grabbed the throat of his fellow countryman in annoyance.
Maupay had earlier been involved in a nasty incident with Gunners goalkeeper Bernd Leno with the German seriously injuring himself.
That injury saw a long stoppage and Leno angrily confronted the Brighton star as he was carried off on a stretcher.
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And after Neal Maupay netted the winner for Brighton at the death, Matteo Guendouzi faced him with anger.
This incident forced the players to break the closed doors rules as they gathered to settle the issues which was started by Matteo Guendouzi.
As it is now, it is not clear the type of punishment these two teams would receive considering what happened in the Premier League tie.
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