By Chris Harris
Arsène Wenger will ask the non-playing members of his squad not to enter the field of play after games at Emirates Stadium.
Cesc Fabregas went onto the pitch after the final whistle blew at the end of Arsenal’s FA Cup victory over Hull City on March 17 and has since been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association.
Wenger has no fundamental problem with sidelined players joining their team-mates on the pitch – indeed, he can see the benefits – but the Frenchman is happy to reconsider his policy.
“I will try [to prevent them going on the pitch], yes. I will do it,” said Wenger. “Because if it is shocking that the players go on [I will stop them].
“I find it very good personally because you know the players who are left out, usually they are players who are injured.
“The players that are left out in many clubs don't come to the games and we make it compulsory to come to the games. If they can share a good emotion with the other players it is even better.”Copyright 2013 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source 24 Apr 2009