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Arsene Wenger refused to shake Pep Guardiola's hand: What could it possibly mean?

Arsene Wenger refused to shake Pep Guardiola's hand. 10 possible reasons why.

Mike Hewitt

After a terse game and a battle of tactical wits between Bayern Munich's Josep Guardiola and Arsene Wenger sawthe London-based manager fall 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium after going down a man, everyone assumed that was that until the second leg started in early March.

But wait! Catastrophe and calamity await with the non-observance of customary traditional cultural and sportmans-like behavior at the Emirates!

Oh the nerve on that puffy coat wearing Frenchmen!

But wait, could there have been an acceptable reason for Wenger to not shake Guardiola's hand? Here are a list of the 10 most likely reasons why Wenger refused to shake hands.

  1. Arsene Wenger has sensitive skin and more then one handshake a day causes epithelial discomfort and rash
  2. Arsene Wenger didn't like the smell Pep Guardiola's pomegranate lavender hand lotion left on him
  3. Arsene Wenger subscribes to the idea of cooties
  4. Arsene Wenger contracted hand, foot, and mouth disease during the match and this was an action meant to save Guardiola
  5. Arsene Wenger was in the midst of an LSD flashback from that one time in college and thought Guardiola was a giant ant wearing a suit
  6. Arsene Wenger suffers from peladophobia and Matthias Sammer was too close to Guardiola
  7. Arsene Wenger just remembered he left the stove on and had to rush home
  8. Arsene Wenger was too preoccupied with the fact that his hands were phantom miming zipping up his giant puffy coat and were stuck in a reflex loop
  9. Arsene Wenger has no hands, just robotic prosthetics, and they turned off when he made a diving gesture at Arjen Robben because their software algorithm assumed he was going swimming
  10. Arsene Wenger doesn't believe in half-time handshakes because this is war

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