Arsene Wenger believes Patrice Evra dived in order to get Jack Wilshere sent off during Arsenal’s Premier League defeat to Manchester United on Saturday, according to the
Wenger also criticised referee Mike Dean for publically telling Wilshere he was on his last warning after the midfielder drew the attention of the official for a foul when he had already received a yellow card. The Arsenal manager claimed that was an invitation to United’s players to dive to push Wilshere into the book a second time which, Wenger added, is exactly what happened.
“I was surprised that the referee gave [Wilshere] a second yellow card,” Wenger said, adding: “He went for the ball and Evra made the maximum of it.”
Wenger continued: “What is unbelievable is how na