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Wenger apologises for shoving Mourinho

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has apologised for shoving his Chelsea counterpart Jose Mourinho on the touchline during a Premier League match at Stamford Bridge.

“Too much importance was given to this story but I should not have reacted like this. I always regret any signs of violence and I apologise for it,” the Frenchman told French TV channel TF1.

Wenger blatantly shoved Mourinho in the chest midway through the first half after a heated exchange of views in Chelsea’s 2-0 win on Oct. 5.

Also speaking to TF1, Mourinho said: “I will not say more. I have no words to explain what everybody else saw in those images.”

Wenger initially said he had nothing to apologise for.

Here's the incident, in case you missed it:

 

Sources: Reuters, Vine

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