Chris Wilder accuses Mikel Arteta of breaking the rules after Arsenal beat Sheffield United

first_imgArteta was named as someone who had broken the rules (Picture: Getty Images)Wilder hopes the rules will be scrapped in due course.‘I hope we don’t keep them,’ he added. ‘Let’s not worry about the beautiful game that’s been with us for years and stood the test of time.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘I understand a little bit of change now and again is good – the backpass rule was great – but I’m not sure the rule changes this year have given the game a big boost and improved it.’Sheffield United face Wolves on Wednesday, while Arsenal take on Leicester on Tuesday night.Should Premier League drinks breaks be scrapped?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Comment Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 7 Jul 2020 11:03 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1kShares Wilder accused the bigger clubs of bending the rules (Picture: AFP via Getty)Chris Wilder has bemoaned big clubs breaking the rules on giving team talks during drinks breaks and highlighted Mikel Arteta as a key offender during Arsenal’s recent FA Cup win over Sheffield United. The Sheffield United manager was opposed to rule changes that saw drinks breaks and the option of five substitutions brought in as part of Project Restart. And he fumed at the likes of Arteta cynically using the new guidelines to his side’s advantage.‘We were told against Arsenal we weren’t allowed before the game to give team talks and then I saw Mikel gather his troops and start delivering a team talk and I thought that rule, that directive we got from the Premier League, has gone straight out the window,’ said Wilder.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘It’s obvious to everybody what’s going off.“If you look, there aren’t many people having a drink, they’re having a little sip and there’s quite a lot of huddling going on and managers and coaches getting into the players.’ Advertisement Advertisement Chris Wilder accuses Mikel Arteta of breaking the rules after Arsenal beat Sheffield Unitedlast_img