Arteta defends criticism of VAR

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has spoken out about his frustrations with VAR, describing it as a “disgrace” and criticizing the decision to award Newcastle’s goal in their recent Premier League defeat. The former Gunners’ captain believes that it is his duty to express his honest opinions on how the game needs to improve. Arsenal has publicly supported Arteta’s comments, calling for better refereeing and the use of technology.

Speaking ahead of their Champions League clash with Sevilla, Arteta emphasized his responsibility to defend and support his players and club. He believes that managers need to speak up in order to see improvements in refereeing standards. Arteta also highlighted the importance of unity within the club and the need to position themselves in a clear and honest way.

Despite their defeat to Newcastle, Arsenal can still secure qualification for the last-16 of the Champions League with a win against Sevilla. The match will be broadcast live on TNT Sports on Wednesday.

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