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Dani Ceballos fights with Arsenal teammate Eddie Nketiah in warm up

The two Gunners stars had to be separated after a clash in the warm up (Picture: BT Sport)

Dani Ceballos was involved in a heated clash with teammate Eddie Nketiah in Arsenal’s pre-match warm up before facing Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday.

Both players were named on the bench for the opening game of the Premier League season and were taking part in a rondo with the rest of the substitutes.

But the drill was ended early when Ceballos went in hard on Nketiah, with the forward taking umbrage with the challenge only for the Spanish midfielder to start a shoving match.

Nketiah pushed Ceballos away after he squared up to him (Picture: BT Sport)

That little flair up appeared to have died down, but just seconds later Ceballos went in hard a second time on Nketiah before squaring up to the youngster.

Nketiah stood his ground, with the two teammates going eye-to-eye, before finally a member of the coaching team intervened and dragged the furious striker away from his teammate.

Former Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand played down the scuffle, though, and says it happens all the time in training.

BT Sport presenter Jake Humphrey brought…