The Football Association (FA) has charged Arsenal manager Unai Emery with improper conduct after he kicked a bottle during his side’s Premier League game at Brighton and Hove Albion.
The FA has given Unai Emery until 18:00 GMT on 2 January to respond to the charge.
“Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been charged following the game against Brighton yesterday [26 December 2018],” a statement read.
“It is alleged his action of kicking a water bottle during the fixture amounts to improper conduct. He has until 6pm on 2 January 2019 to respond to the charge.”
The Spaniard apologised for the incident, which was not included in the officials’ match report.
“I said to them I’m sorry,” Emery said after the game.
“It wasn’t hard but it touched one supporter.”