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Arsenal boss Wenger my face action over Sunderland ref bust-up

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger could be in hot water after their draw with Sunderland.

The Mail on Sunday says Wenger faces the threat of a Football Association charge after appearing to place his hands on fourth official Martin Atkinson after his side conceded a dramatic 95th-minute equaliser at Sunderland last night.

The Arsenal manager confronted Atkinson after Darren Bent had scored some 15 seconds after the allocated four minutes of injury time had been played, having initially laid hands on the official to attract his attention.

Making intentional physical contact with any official is regarded as taboo by the FA, although Wenger denied that he had pushed the official and will doubtless argue that he was merely making contact so as to speak to Atkinson.

"Take the pictures and look at it. I complained to nobody," said the manager.

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