Elneny and Arteta’s analyst ‘clashed and went berserk’ in Arsenal’s Everton loss

One of Mikel Arteta's analysts was reportedly seen 'going berserk' at Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny during the Gunners' 2-1 loss to Everton on Saturday.

The result was Arsenal's seventh straight Premier League game without a win and leaves them just four points off the relegation zone.

An own goal from stand-in captain Rob Holding gave Carlo Ancelotti's side an early lead before Nicolas Pepe brought the scores level from the penalty spot.

Yerry Mina put Everton back in front with a headed effort right on the stroke of half-time and the Toffees went on to emerge with all three points.

With reports of toxic dressing room divides at the Emirates, tensions were high during the game and, according to a report from the Daily Mail, Elneny was the target of an Arsenal analyst who was seen 'going berserk' at the Egyptian international.

David Luiz also lost his cool with Elneny after the midfielder passed it backwards to him instead of attempting to pass it forwards.

Arteta admitted after the game that his side did not play with a high enough tempo in the first-half, saying: "I think in the first half, in the first phase, it was slow.

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"Whether it was because the players were a little bit restricted or because they don't want to make a mistake or just because we felt that it was comfortable to do it.

"But in the second half it was much better. We talked about it at half-time that the speed has to be much quicker, with the movement and the intention to attack the spaces and we did it much more efficiently but it wasn't enough to score more goals."

Reflecting on the overall performance, he added: "At the end, the reflection is a little bit similar to the last few weeks.

"You are better than the opponent, you dominate the game and usually when you are under this pressure and this position in the table, you get battered by teams. It's not the case.

"I see the spirit in the team and how they try and how they are willing to do things the right way and I'm gutted for them as well because they needed a result and I think we played a game that we had to get something out of."

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