Micah Richards has been trolled by Alan Shearer after performing as Roy Keane’s bodyguard pursuing his alleged assault.
The former Manchester City defender was observed holding the attacker up in opposition to the wall and by the shirt after he allegedly headbutted Keane.
Both of those Richards and Keane have been creating their way pitchside as part of Sky Sports’ Arsenal vs Manchester coverage when the incident broke out.
Richards has due to the fact broke his silence on The Relaxation Is Football podcast with Gary Lineker and Shearer.
Lineker opened with a monologue, stating: “A single of us had an fascinating weekend… Micah, you are in the information.”
Richards replied: “Gary, I am not permitted to talk about it. But when I’m allowed to speak about it, The Relaxation is Football will get it to start with.”
All 3 could be heard singing the Rocky theme tune through the opening minute of the hottest episode.
And Shearer could not resist making a joke about the episode, indicating: “I believe the prevalent opinion is ‘don’t f*** with huge Meeks’.”
Lineker then explained: “In case individuals of you are unaware, there was an incident at Arsenal yesterday exactly where allegedly Roy Keane was headbutted by somebody and a sure Micah Richards stepped in.
“We’ll get the complete tale at some level. It is a little something we should not trivialise, possibly, really, because certainly that is a severe factor if supporters start attacking folks.
“We will hold out till the law enforcement investigation is accomplished until eventually in advance of we address that story even more.”
Both equally Keane and Richards were in the members-only bar in the West Stand of the Emirates Stadium when it occurred.
They had been then led away by safety to the Sky Studio as they commenced their punditry responsibilities.
The Metropolitan Police have due to the fact confirmed a guy has been arrested on suspicion of assault.
“Law enforcement are investigating an incident at Emirates Stadium on Sunday, for the duration of which a person was assaulted,” a spokesperson said.
“On Monday, a 42-year-aged gentleman was arrested on suspicion of assault (ABH).
“The person has been taken into police custody. Enquiries are ongoing.”
Arsenal defeated Manchester United 3-1, with Martin Odegaard cancelling out Marcus Rashford’s opener.
Declan Rice and Gabriel Jesus then netted in stoppage time, as Mikel Arteta’s side secured all a few details.
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