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Chelsea captain Azpilicueta: Maguire had his arms around my neck!

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta was left frustrated VAR wasn't used for a penalty call against Harry Maguire during their 0-0 draw at Manchester United.

Many were convinced of a foul by the United captain on Cesar Azpilicueta.

“On the pitch I felt yes [it was a penalty] because I was in front of him and I felt both of his arms around my neck and my shoulders," he told Sky Sports.

“For me, the referee can make the decision and the VAR is there. It's very difficult, sometimes, for the VAR to say yes or no but I encourage the referee to go to the monitor. Tonight, Martin Atkinson was the main referee so he has to take the main decision and the monitor is there on the side for him to help.

“Sometimes it's 50-50, like I felt it was, so why not take 20 seconds to review it? It's a little improvement to the VAR that I think can improve a lot moving forwards."

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