• Arsenal manager says owners sorry for disturbance and secrecy
  • Arteta accepts club may be punished for role in project

Mikel Arteta says Arsenal’s owners have apologised to him for the disruption caused by the botched Super League plan, and accepts the club may have to face consequences for their role in an attempt to alter football’s status quo for good.

The Arsenal chief executive, Vinai Venkatesham, held a meeting with the squad and staff on Wednesday to offer his own apologies and Arteta said he received similar communication from the Kroenke family, whose ownership is coming under heavy fire.

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