Watch Kevin De Bruyne pushes Mikel Arteta as both fight on the sidelines, push video goes viral

Watch Kevin De Bruyne pushes Mikel Arteta as both fight on the sidelines, push video goes viral

When tempers erupted during Manchester City’s title match against Arsenal at the Emirates, Kevin De Bruyne shoved Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta with the push video viral

What has been the story?

On the touchline, the Belgian struggled with the Spaniard to win the ball back and take a throw-in, pushing the latter out of the way. With the score locked at 1-1, De Bruyne wanted to begin a swift counterattack but was unable to get the ball back as Arteta covered it from him and it appeared he even booted the ball away.

The enraged Man City player pushed his former assistant coach after attempting to tackle him. De Bruyne, who spent three years working under Pep Guardiola as his apprentice, pointed and yelled angrily at the title-chasing manager as soon as he got back on the field.

Kevin De Bruyne pushes Mikel Arteta as both fight on the sidelines during Arsenal vs Man City, push video goes viral

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Due to his touchline antics this season, Arteta is no stranger to controversy. He received a booking for arguing against decisions that were made against Arsenal and getting into arguments in the technical area with rival managers.

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‘Beer anyone?’- Kevin De Bruyne ridicules angered Arsenal supporters

Late in the pivotal match at the Emirates Stadium, the Arsenal fans launched objects towards the offensive midfielder as bottles and cups fell close to the Belgian beside the corner flag. The insults didn’t appear to bother De Bruyne, and he even made fun of the home supporters online. He uploaded a photo on Instagram with the remark, “Beer, anyone?” and then another photo with the caption, “Thanks,” showing a cup flying over his head.

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Arsenal 1-3 Man City

In City’s victory over their Premier League opponents, De Bruyne was a key player. The mid-field maestro had given City the lead by taking advantage of Takehiro Tomiyasu’s errant backpass. Bukayo Saka equalised from the penalty spot following a contentious penalty call. To help City overtake the Gunners at the top of the Premier League, Jack Grealish and Erling Haaland, assited by Gundogan and De Bruyne, secured the victory for City after the break. As a result, City now tops the table on goal differential even though Arsenal has a game in hand.

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