Gary Neville has revealed he thought Arsenal were always bad losers when Manchester United beat them.
Recalling one of the most famous clashes between the clubs at Old Trafford in 2005, Neville spoke about an incident more commonly known as ‘Pizzagate.’
Sir Alex Ferguson’s side brought an end to Arsenal’s 49-game unbeaten run in dramatic fashion.
To this day, Neville isn’t sure who threw pizza at Sir Alex, although a 17-year-old Cesc Fabregas is believed to have been the culprit.
And ahead of Saturday’s match between the two Premier League giants, Neville spoke of how badly Arsenal took losses.
‘It gets built up now to be something like a mythical event, but really at the time it was something normal,’ he told Sky Sports.
‘I used to think they were bad losers, they probably thought we were as well. Every time they lost they seemed to not handle it particularly well.
‘There always seemed to be a sort of spark point during the game.
‘Looking back now, they were great games. I’m sure fans of both club would look at it and say they were great games. They were great to be a part of.
‘I don’t know even who threw the pizza, I know it’s been reported since that it was Fabregas. Good luck to him if he threw it. It’s the sort of thing you would throw if it was in your hand.’