Wenger confused by UEFA touchline ban rules

LONDON, (Reuters) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is  confused about UEFA’s rules covering touchline bans after he was  ordered to stop communicating with his team during a Champions  League playoff win over Udinese.   

Wenger sat in the directors’ box on Tuesday, serving a  one-match suspension for comments made about the referee after  last season’s defeat to Barcelona, and gave instructions by  mobile phone via first-team coach Boro Primorac.   
Arsenal had been told this was allowed but UEFA officials  then ordered the communications between the manager and the  bench to stop at halftime.   

“It was difficult because you didn’t really know what the  rules were. It was a bit confusing. It is a real concern because  up to what level can you stop someone doing their job?” Wenger  said on the Arsenal website (www.arsenal.com) on Thursday.

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