Gabriel Paulista sparks fight with Ainsley Maitland-Niles after Arsenal’s Europa League win over Valencia

first_imgGabriel Paulista sparks fight with Ainsley Maitland-Niles after Arsenal’s Europa League win over Valencia Comment Metro Sport ReporterThursday 9 May 2019 10:27 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.4kShares Advertisement Gabriel pushed Maitland-Niles twice (BT Sport) Gabriel was calmed down by his former Arsenal teammate Koscielny (BT Sport)More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenalcenter_img Gabriel was fuming with the Arsenal defender (BT Sport)Gabriel then stormed over to the centre of the argument and pushed Maitland-Niles twice in the chest before he was dragged away by Ezequiel Garay and Sead Kolasinac.AdvertisementAdvertisementLaurent Koscielny, who played alongside Gabriel at Arsenal, then came over to speak with his former teammate and the incident quickly diffused. Gabriel and Maitland-Niles were separated (BT Sport) Advertisement Gabriel Paulista was involved in a scuffle with Arsenal’s players (BT Sport)Gabriel Paulista sparked a fight with Ainsley Maitland-Niles immediately after Arsenal’s victory over Valencia in the Europa League on Thursday evening.Unai Emery’s side have reached the final after a hat-trick from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang helped secure a 4-2 victory over Valencia at the Mestalla.But straight after the full-time whistle, a mass brawl between both sets of players broke out following a flashpoint involving former Arsenal centre-back Gabriel and Maitland-Niles.Tempers began to flare after Ferran Torres kicked Alexandre Lacazette off the ball just after the referee had blown his whistle.ADVERTISEMENTJose Gaya then went to offer back-up to his Valencia teammate but was pushed away by Maitland-Niles.last_img read more