Reports recommended David Luiz and Dani Ceballos had been involved in a physical altercation following an argument after an inter-squad training match during the international break.
While it was guaranteed Luiz had drawn blood from Ceballos during the exchange, Arteta said the incident was not unlike any other training ground disagreement.
Asked what occurred with Luiz and Ceballos, Arteta answered: “Nothing.
“Training is very competitive and issues happen a ton of times. Those things get settled quickly inside the team and there isn’t a lot to state.
“There is no issue by any means (between the two players).”
After the story broke on Thursday night, Ceballos took to Twitter to deny the cases – basically retweeting the article beneath: “FAKE”.
It isn’t the first run through the Spain international, on a season-long loan from Real Madrid, has been engaged with a change with a team-mate.
He was gotten on camera having a conflict with Eddie Nketiah as the two substitutes warmed up ahead of Arsenal’s win at Fulham on the opening day of the Premier League season.
Arteta may have been quick to ignore any discussion of a damaging altercation at the training ground however conceded another episode during the international break required his attention.
Brazil forward Willian’s outing to Dubai became visible after a photo of the 32-year-old showed up on Instagram.
Once more, Arteta would not be brought into talking about the issue finally, however – with current government Covid rules confining all international travel “besides in restricted conditions” – the Gunners boss affirmed he had addressed Willian.
“I don’t affirm anything, that only it is an issue that has been resolved, clarified and we should proceed onward,” he said.
“Whatever happens inside with any issues, or things that we don’t expect, consistently we will attempt them inside. That has been managed and clarified, and we proceed onward.”
Arteta would not uncover if Willian would be in the crew for Sunday’s Premier League outing to Leeds – however, he focused on that there were different variables to be thought of.
“We had a conversation and I explained what I was expecting,” added Arteta.
“There are a lot of personal factors at the moment and as well from our side, we need to be in their shoes.
Whether they are right or wrong, after obviously it is a thing we have to discuss.
“A lot of players are having various issues, similar to any open individual out there, and now and again they settle on choices dependent on the necessities or the second or what individuals are anticipating from them.
“Regardless of whether they are correct or off-base after clearly, it is a thing we need to talk about. Yet, once more, it has been managed in the correct way and we should proceed onward.”
Arteta likewise observed his captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang need to go through the late evening resting on an air terminal floor after the Gabon squad had trouble getting into the Gambia ahead of an African Nations Cup qualifier.
— Aubameyang P-E (@Aubameyang7) November 16, 2020
The extra headaches will not have been welcomed by Arteta, with both Mohamed Elneny and Sead Kolasinac testing positive for Covid-19 during a hectic international break.
Arteta will likewise be not able to approach cutoff time day signing Thomas Party at Elland Road with the Ghana midfielder missing through a thigh injury endured during the 3-0 home defeat to Aston Villa.