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Arsenal Players Slammed for 'over Celebrating' Crucial Premier League Win Over West Ham United
- Former Celtic striker Chris Sutton has hit out at Arsenal players for "over-celebrating" their victory over West Ham United
- The defensive duo of Rob Holding and Gabriel found the back of the net for the Gunners with Jarrod Bowen scoring West Ham's consolation
- The Gunners' victory cemented their place in the top four, with Mikel Arteta pushing to lead the north Londoners back to the Champions League
Former English footballer Chris Sutton has slammed Arsenal stars for allegedly "over-celebrating" their crucial 2-1 victory over rivals, West Ham United.
The Gunners have been in fine shape in recent weeks, recording impressive results in the Premier League as they eye a top-four finish at the end of the season.
Mikel Arteta's charges have recorded three wins on the bounce - with the victories coming against top sides including Chelsea and Man United.
Arsenal edge West Ham 2-1 to cement top-four chances
Sunday evening, May 1, was no different for the north Londoners as they edged West Ham away from home to boost their Champions League chances.
Rob Holding scored the opener for Arteta's side in the 38th minute in what was his first Premier League goal for the Gunners before Jarrod Bowen equalised for the Hammers on the stroke of the first half.
Brazilian Gabriel restored Arsenal's lead in the 54th minute, with the visitors managing to hold firm to the lead to claim maximum points.
Chris Sutton slams Arsenal's celebrations at London Stadium
Arsenal's vital win away from home sparked wild celebrations from the players after the full-time whistle, with Granit Xhaka and Gabriel involved.
However, Sutton has taken exception to the celebrations, with the former Celtic striker Sutton claiming the jollification was over the top.
"Arsenal celebrating like they’ve won the league… dear me," he said in a tweet which has since elicited mixed reactions.
Eddie Nketiah praised for key role in Arsenal's win over West Ham
Earlier, Sports Brief reported former England manager Graeme Souness has hailed Ghana target Eddie Nketiah following his superlative display against West Ham on Sunday.
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Nketiah starred once again for Arsenal in their hard-fought 2-1 victory over the Hammers at London Stadium in the English Premier League.
The 22-year-old, who played the full duration of the game, was rated by many pundits as the best player despite not scoring or providing an assist in the match.