Ben White is all set to return to Arsenal ahead of his English teammates after his early return from World Cup. The English team had previously reported that Arsenal’s Ben White will be returning to England ahead of his teammates. The reason behind this was not disclosed by either of the teams. The reports now claim that Ben White had a verbal bust-up with Steve Holland, who is Gareth Southgate’s assistant. Arsenal defender Ben White was reportedly sent back to England after his verbal spat with the coach’s assistant. Though FA had publicly cited a different reason for the Arsenal defender’s early departure.
Arsenal player Ben White’s reason for returning from the World Cup early
After the news emerged that the player have left the England Camp because of a spat, it was suggested that Ben White will reunite with Arsenal. Though the reports suggest that Ben White will not join Arsenal’s Dubai training yet. After his exit from the team, a statement read,
“Ben White has left England’s training base in Al Wakrah and returned home for personal reasons. The Arsenal defender is not expected to return to the squad for the remainder of the tournament. We ask that the player’s privacy is respected at this moment in time.”
However, according to various news outlets, it was White’s argument with Holland that led him to return back to England. Certain other internal issues among the teammates were also reported. Though this was not White’s first national team call-up, he still struggled to gel with his teammates.
Gunner’s defender to reunite with the team
Apparently, he failed to recite key information about England’s opponent when asked by Holland during a team meeting. Which led to a disagreement between them, with White being sent off earlier than the rest of the team. Fans expect Ben White to reunite with Arsenal and focus more on their domestic leagues. Arsenal are having one of the best seasons in recent years, with them sitting at the top of the Premier League table. The Gunners aim to play for the Champions League next season, which they might achieve if they continue performing like this.
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