MIKEL ARTETA created a "siege mentality" among his players before he launched his huge rant about referees.
Arsenal were defeated by Newcastle 1-0 on Saturday night in controversial circumstances.
Anthony Gordon scored the winner – awarded after a lengthy VAR check of more than four minutes.
Officials in Stockley Park came to the conclusion after looking to see if the ball had gone out of play, then whether there was a foul on Gabriel and if the goalscorer was offside.
Arteta fumed over what he and the club deemed was three howlers by the refs.
He later slammed the decisions that went against his side as a "disgrace" and said the officials should be "ashamed".
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After the final whistle, the Mirror report that Arteta and his players went into the dressing room and many received messages showing the VAR controversy.
The boss then supposedly got one of his analysts to replay the incidents so he could show the players what he felt was an injustice.
He also reminded his players that despite defeat, he was proud of their performance and that they did well enough to earn a good point on the road.
Arteta then burst out of the dressing room for his post-match interviews as his rants begun.
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Arsenal are reportedly angry that the Premier League do not have Hawkeye technology across all lines.
They are also raging that semi-automated offsides are not used.
But Arsenal won't have the same issue in the Champions League as it is in place for the competition.
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