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Arsenal manager Unai Emery charged by the FA over bottle kicking incident

Arsenal manager Unai Emery kicked a water bottle into the crowd (Gareth Fuller/PA)
Arsenal manager Unai Emery kicked a water bottle into the crowd (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been charged with improper conduct after kicking a water bottle during Wednesday's game with Brighton, the Football Association has announced.

The FA announced on Thursday afternoon that the 47-year-old had been charged over the incident.

"Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been charged following the game against Brighton yesterday [26 December 2018]," a statement read.

"It is alleged his action of kicking a water bottle during the fixture amounts to improper conduct. He has until 6pm on 2 January 2019 to respond to the charge."

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