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Mikel Arteta insists he will continue to show emotion on the touchline despite receiving a ban for Arsenal’s trip to Aston Villa. The manager will not be in the dugout as they aim to strengthen their grip at the top of the Premier League after he received a third yellow card of the season in Tuesday’s last-gasp victory at Luton.

Arsenal came from behind to win 4-3 when Declan Rice headed in deep into stoppage time and Arteta was cautioned by the referee, Samuel Barrott, who deemed he had excessively celebrated the goal. However, Arteta – who could face a further touchline ban after a Football Association charge for his comments regarding the controversial loss at Newcastle – does not want to rein in his demeanour.

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