Dani Ceballos speaks out after clash with Arsenal teammate Eddie Nketiah during warm up

first_imgDani Ceballos speaks out after clash with Arsenal teammate Eddie Nketiah during warm up The pair had a heated row shortly before kick-off at Craven Cottage (Pictures: Instagram / BT Sport)Dani Ceballos and Eddie Nketiah have already made up after clashing during Arsenal’s warm up before Saturday’s 3-0 victory over Fulham on the opening day of the Premier League season.Both players were named on the bench at Craven Cottage and were taking part in a rondo drill with the rest of the substitutes, though tempers flared when Ceballos went in late on his teammate.The initial challenge resulted in a furious exchange of words and a shove from the Spaniard, with the incident escalating after a second late and overly zealous tackle. Nketiah had to be escorted away after Ceballos squared up to him (Picture: BT Sport)Ceballos got in Nketiah’s face, who stood his ground, and the pair started pushing and screaming at each other before a member of the coaching team pulled the striker away.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTBT Sport’s punditry team played down the incident, with Rio Ferdinand claiming it happens all the time in training, and it appears the two players have already forgotten about it.Ceballos uploaded a picture alongside a smiling Nketiah to his Instagram stories following the victory over Fulham, with the two appearing in great spirits. Asked if the clash was actually the kind of passion that a club needs, Manchester United legend Ferdinand said: ‘Yeah of course, this is part of it. I think at the end of the day sometimes it gets heated.‘You’d see that probably once or twice a week at the training ground. It’s just we happen to be here, we’ve seen it. I’m sure Arteta won’t be too disappointed to see that.’Peter Crouch added: ‘That’s good passion I think.’MORE: Mikel Arteta praises unsung Arsenal hero Mohamed Elneny against Fulham and reacts to Gabriel’s debut displayMORE: Emiliano Martinez demands massive Arsenal pay-off as he’s left out of squad vs FulhamFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Ceballos and Nketiah were back on good terms after the game (Picture: Instagram / @danifuli10)Alongside the photo, the Spaniard wrote: ‘No problems here my brother.’Manager Mikel Arteta was also asked about the incident at his post-match press conference but, taking a leaf out of Arsene Wenger’s book, claimed he was unaware of what happened: ‘I haven’t seen anything, sorry. I was inside.’center_img Comment You don’t see this every day 👀Dani Ceballos and Eddie Nketiah got into a heated exchange during a pre-match training routine 👜 pic.twitter.com/u1qMPuZ8Ux— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) September 12, 2020 Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 12 Sep 2020 4:00 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link11.5kShares Advertisementlast_img read more

SHOCKER! Dauda cancels Chippa contract

first_imgChippa United have confirmed that goalkeeper Fatau Dauda has cancelled his contract with the club.The Ghanaian, who was at the 2014 World Cup, joined United this season from Orlando Pirates.And now news reaching KickOff.com is the player has severed tie with the Chilli Boys, allegedly due to monies owed to him.Chippa team manager Peter Koutroulis confirms the news.”Yes, the player has cancelled his contract with us and is no longer here,” Koutroulis tells this website.”At the moment I can’t reveal details of his release but he has left us.”last_img