Arsenal supervisor Unai Emery has been charged with fallacious behavior after he kicked a bottle at a Brighton & Hove Albion supporter, the football Association (FA) mentioned on Thursday.
The Spanish coach immediately apologised to the fan following the incident throughout the closing moments of Arsenal’s 1-1 Premier League draw on the Amex Stadium on Wednesday.
Emery mentioned he hoped his swift apology would be sufficient to avoid a expertise touchline ban.
“I kicked it for me and it went near the supporters. I stated my apologies, I repeat my apologies again,” he told a news conference on Thursday.
“I kicked it due to the fact it’s close me and now not because of this intention.”
When requested if he expects to be punished retrospectively by way of the FA, Emery mentioned: “i hope now, not. It’s not to do with the action however the circumstance. I am hoping the apology is the top to end the matter.”
Emery has until 1800 GMT on Jan. 2 to reply to the charge. Arsenal seek advice from league leaders Liverpool on Saturday.