Xhaka brutally slammed by Neville after giving away awful penalty vs Spurs

first_imgARSENAL were plunged into derby day gloom when Granit Xhaka handed Tottenham a stonewall penalty – much to Gary Neville’s disgust.The North London clash was already going Spurs’ way when the Swiss midfielder clumsily dived in on Son Heung-min.4 Xhaka leapt in with the ball gone after 38 minutesCredit: Sky Sports4 He took all man and no ballCredit: Sky SportsRef Martin Atkinson took very little time to point to the spot after the hack, which came with the ball well gone.Commentating on the game for Sky, former Manchester United star Neville lamented the incident.He felt it summed up how Xhaka has failed to learn from his mistakes despite being one of the more senior members of the Arsenal squad.Neville described the midfielder as: “Absolute madness from Xhaka from an experienced player who never becomes experienced.”He does it week in week out and never learns.”In the studio at half-time, Graeme Souness gave a similar opinion, chiding: “That’s something you learn in your first week as a professional.”Xhaka has 76 caps for Switzerland and almost 150 games for the Gunners under his belt.4 The Korean was left in a heap on the groundCredit: Getty Images – Getty4 Neville was no fan of the Swiss player’s actionsCredit: Getty Images – GettyMost Read Football NewsTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himSuch is his value to Unai Emery’s side, he was made the leader of a captain’s group that the coach had earmarked to lead the team into the new season.However it was a case of individual errors costing them early on versus Spurs, Harry Kane tucking away the penalty after Christian Eriksen tapped home the opener following a Bernd Leno error.The German keeper made a hash of a tame shot by Erik Lamela in the tenth minute.Pitch invader kisses Granit Xhaka’s foot during charity matchlast_img

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