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Hector Bellerin has admitted that the Arsenal dressing room remains split following last month's incident involving Granit Xhaka.

Xhaka was stripped of the captaincy after he told Arsenal fans to 'f*** off' when he was booed as he was substituted against Crystal Palace on October 27.

The Swiss midfielder hasn't played for Arsenal since, but Bellerin, who is now vice-captain, says that it is time for everybody at the club to be united.  

Hector Bellerin says the Arsenal dressing room remains split after the Granit Xhaka incident

Hector Bellerin says the Arsenal dressing room remains split after the Granit Xhaka incident

Xhaka was stripped of the captaincy after he told fans to 'f*** off' when he was substituted

Xhaka was stripped of the captaincy after he told fans to 'f*** off' when he was substituted

Shortly after the incident involving Xhaka,

: 'We are all humans, we all have emotions, and sometimes it's not easy dealing with them.

'It's time to lift each other up, not to push each other away. We only win when we are together. #COYG'

Bellerin reiterated that message and admitted that it has been difficult to deal with the situation.   

He told

: 'Those words, what you've just read,

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