Gabriel was said to be furious with something Perez did during the game and it’s now emerged what exactly he was so annoyed about.
In the video below, with West Brom on the attack in the 93rd minute, Perez produced a pathetic attempt at tracking back and left Hector Bellerin in a 2v1 situation at right-back.
Luckily for Arsenal – and Perez – Allan Nyom’s cross was over hit and eventually cleared to safety.
Arsenal 1-0 up in the 90th minute and this is how Lucas Perez tracks back… Poor. pic.twitter.com/DKnLyyJ9QM
— GMS (@GMS678) December 27, 2016
As the cross soars over everyone’s head, Gabriel can be seen gesturing something to Perez, presumably for him to make more of an effort.
Arsene Wenger has since commented on the pair’s bust-up, saying in a post-match press conference: “I don’t know what it’s about, I didn’t see it.