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Sean Dyche had a frosty exchange with Unai Emery at the end of Arsenal 3-1 Burnley.

Sean Dyche explains what was said in heated exchange with Unai Emery after Arsenal 3-1 Burnley

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Arsenal returned to winning ways on Saturday afternoon by overcoming Burnley 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium.

The Gunners went into the game as clear favourites and took the lead through Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after 14 minutes.

The Gabonese striker then added his second just after half-time, only for Ashley Barnes to halve the deficit with just under half-an-hour remaining.

Burnley pushed for an equaliser but Alex Iwobi ensured all three points would go to Arsenal by striking hime in stoppage time.

The match will be remembered for being a feisty affair.

Ashley Barnes often found himself in the thick of things, having an ongoing battle with Sokratis during the 90 minutes.

And, that tension spoiled over to the bench after the game.

Sean Dyche and Unai Emery could be seen having a frosty exchange after the game as they clearly disagreed on something.

Watch the moment below:

Sean Dyche has now revealed what was said, and it seems Emery was confronting him after he constantly shouted at the referee during the game.

When asked what was said, Dyche revealed that Emery said to him, per the Mirror: "You were shouting at the referee, you were shouting at the referee."

And Dyche said in response, "Yes I absolutely was. Have a merry Christmas."

Dyche then accused three Arsenal players of diving.

"It wasn't a 3-1 game, I think all would agree with that." he said.  "We conceded soft goals and one was marginally offside. When you come here you do need decisions and so many went against us.

Unai Emery watches on during Arsenal 3-1 Burnley

"Noone wants to see diving in the game but there were two today, well three I think with Xhaka late on when Vudra goes through with him and I know he's dived because he's looking at the referee within a milisecond of going down.

"I don't want to see that and I don't think anyone else should want to see that.

"I can't accuse individuals but nobody wants to do anything about it. And to top it off, I think that's 60 games without a penalty.

"I'm alarmed by how often it happens."

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Football
Sokratis Papastathopoulos
Unai Emery
Sean Dyche
Alex Iwobi
Granit Xhaka
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Ashley Barnes
Arsenal
Burnley

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