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HLEB CHARGED WITH VIOLENT CONDUCT

Alexander HlebAlexander Hleb has been charged with violent conduct by the FA following an incident where Hleb looked to have struck Reading defender Graeme Murty.

Alexander Hleb has been charged by the Football Association with violent conduct after the FA reviewed video evidence of the incident during Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Reading on Saturday.

ARSENAL 2 – 0 READING

An FA statement read:



Alexander Hleb The incident was not seen by referee Peter Walton. Having now watched video footage of the incident, Walton has informed The FA that, had he seen it at the time, he would have shown Hleb a red card for violent conduct.

Hleb has until 6pm on Wednesday 23 April to admit or deny the charge. A Regulatory Commission will hear the case on Thursday 24 April.

ArsenalIt seems likely that Hleb has now played his last game of the season for Arsenal as Arsenal have just three games of the season remaining.

Alexander Hleb wear Puma V.106 football boots



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