Arsene Wenger given three-match touchline ban

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"Wenger is to serve a three-match touchline ban".

He'll serve the first of his three match ban on Sunday.

The Arsenal manager has already been charged with misconduct for abusing the referee, Mike Dean, after Sunday's 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion and has until 6pm today to respond.

The Arsenal boss, who will start his punishment immediately in Sunday's FA Cup tie at Nottingham Forest, has also been hit with a £40,000 fine.

Wenger was left enraged by Dean's decision to award the Baggies a penalty in the penultimate minute for an apparent handball by centre-back Calum Chambers.

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He will also have to watch on from the stands for the first-leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final against Chelsea and the Premier League match against Bournemouth.

"I have nothing to change in that". On that front, nothing will change. Arsenal were on the end of another controversial penalty decision, this time from referee Anthony Taylor, and with the governing body already requesting that he explain his comments in relation to that fixture, he could face more time away from the touchline.

"From what I've heard and seen in tunnels and dressing rooms down the years, I'm surprised and shocked to be charged", he said.

Press Association Sport understands the FA's latest enquiry relates in particular to Wenger appearing to suggest in interviews before and after the Chelsea game that there may be a conspiracy against his team. I feel it was a yellow card for Hazard. One hundred per cent [he dived].

"I respect everyone's opinion. I have the right to have an opinion". Nothing. Nothing happens. People want crisp, sharp action, and the referee has to make sure that that happens.