MATTEO GUENDOUZI faces a retrospective three-match ban after throttling Brighton striker Neal Maupay.
Arsenal’s French midfielder was filmed grabbing Maupay around the throat and hurling him to the ground at the end of Saturday’s 2-1 defeat at The Amex.
Now the FA will wait to receive referee Martin Atkinson’s report before deciding whether to refer the incident to its three-man video review panel.
SunSport’s ref expert Mark Halsey believes Guendouzi “could be in trouble” for violent conduct.
Atkinson was only a couple of yards away when frustrated Guendouzi lashed out after the final whistle.
But he did not take any action for what would appear to be a clear red-card offence.
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