England Star Ben White Returns to Arsenal Training After England Bust-up

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Arsenal star Ben White has returned to training after he exited the Three Lions World Cup squad after a bust-up.

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Ben White returns to Arsenal training after England bust-up

Ben White was spotted training with the Gunners as the team geared up for Premier League resumption after the World Cup break.

Some other members is the team who had returned from the World Cup were also spotted in the training camp.

While the World Cup winds down to the last four teams remaining in the tournament, most players whose team have crashed out of the tournament have returned to the respective clubs.

Thomas Partey, who played for Ghana national team at the World Cup was also seen training with other Arsenal’s players.

However, Ben White was not with the Three Lions squad in their last four World Cup games. Ben White exited the squad in astonishing circumstances.

England announced the planned exit of Ben White from the tournament when they were ready to face the USA in their second group game.

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Meanwhile, Ben did not feature for the Three Lions squad in the opening game against Iran. Gareth Southgate and the English FA confirm the decision to allow Ben White leave the team.

However, the circumstances surrounding White’s planned exit from Qatar was not revealed.

Ben White

The FA, who confirmed the development in the Three Lions World Cup squad said Ben White is leaving the team for ‘personal reasons’ and that his privacy should be respected.

Arsenal also issued a statement expressing solidarity with the right-back, after they confirmed the incident.

Gareth Southgate confirmed that a replacement will not be called for Ben White following his exit from the team.

While the FA and the Three Lions Squad remained secretive on the actual reason the Arsenal star had to leave the squad, a news report by Daily Star revealed Ben White clashed with England Assistant manager Steve Holland before leaving the squad.

According to the report, the Arsenal right-back turned up for a team session before the USA match and did not have any idea of his vital data and the opponent’s information when asked by Steve Holland.

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The duo slipped into a stand-off following the incident. Ben White is also said to have been uncomfortable with the team’s training base and did not get along with his teammates.

After the bust-up, the team’s crew members met and took a decision that White should be allowed to leave the World Cup squad.

The England star also failed to join Arsenal’s warm weather training, and there were fears he might not make Arsenal’s starting squad as the Gunners prepare for Premier League resumption.

However, in a shocking development, Ben White has returned to Arsenal training session after the premature World Cup exit. During the weekend, he was snapped in Arsenal training for the first time after the incident.

The right-back was spotted in the gym – where he was on a bike to build up some endurance ahead of the Premier League’s hiatus.

Ben White

He was also seen in the spin room, laughing and joking alongside Thomas Partey of Ghana. Another picture shows him smiling as Cedric Soares comes over for a quick catch-up with the pair.

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Fellow World Cup stars who joined White in the training include; Partey, after Ghana crashed out in the group stages, and Matt Turner, who exited with the USA in the round of 16.

Arsenal will get back on track for their unexpected title charge on Boxing Day when they welcome West Ham to the Emirates Stadium.

Before the World Cup break, Ben White started all 14 Premier League matches for Arsenal and was an integral part of the high-flying Gunners who are currently Premier League toppers.

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