Saturday, 13 August 2011

VIDEO: Gervinho sent off on Arsenal debut as Gunners draw at Newcastle

Arsenal's summer signing Gervinho was sent off after slapping Joey Barton in the face.

The Ivorian is now banned for three games for violent conduct and misses Arsenal's matches against Liverpool, Manchester United and Bolton.

Gervinho and Barton clashed after the Arsenal man went down in the box. Barton confronted the Ivorian in in the ensuing melee, Gervinho slapped Barton who took the opportunity to fall to the floor.

Barton only received a yellow card.

newbartonincident by arsenalist

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