Arsenal investigate Arber’s betting tweets

Corby Town defender Mark Arber
Corby Town defender Mark Arber

Corby Town player Mark Arber is under investigation by Arsenal after he suggested on social media he had made money through betting on the deadline-day signing of Mesut Ozil.

Arber, who is also an academy coach with the Gunners, put a message on Twitter saying: ‘Lovely bit of 14-1 Mesut’ having also claimed he was ‘in the know’.

As well as his role with the London club, the Steelmen defender’s father Bob is also an Arsenal scout,

Arsenal have said they are investigating the tweets ‘as a matter of urgency’.