Date: 24th October 2008 at 7:41pm
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William Gallas is in hot water with Arsene Wenger after he was pictured, in one of the less desirable rags, today with a cigarette in his mouth.

Arsene Wenger was a revolutionary upon his arrival in England, he changed the diets and social habits of the players and turned them from drunken layabouts into uber professionals, indeed he was so strict former striker Ian Wright once said he couldn’t wait to play Millwall just so he would have some bananas to eat.

So you can imagine the dim view Le Boss would take of one of his players, but not just any player, his club captain, getting caught smoking.

I do wonder however, how dim a view it will be.

In any normal aspect of life smoking, whilst considered a dirty habit, is mostly acceptable (aside from the PC brigade in the government), but amongst sporting professionals, it’s a massive no no ….. at least in this day and age.

William Gallas is the captain of Arsenal Football Club, he is the mentor to many, young and impressionable players, he gets paid handsome sums of money to play at the top of his game, and his actions have let us all down.

Is Arsene Wenger willing to relieve him of his captains duties as punishment? Will he be benched? Do you think he deserves a stiff sentence?

Let us know in the comments section below.