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Man United star kissed me, Gestede reveals

EPL By: Olakunle Brown | 19/03/2017

Middlesbrough forward, Rudy Gestede has claimed that Manchester United defender Eric Bailly hugged and kissed after Sunday’s premier league encounter and denied biting the Ivorian.

The former Aston Villa star scored the consolation goal in his side’s 3-1 defeat to the Red Devils but in the closing stages there were ugly scenes as Gestede appeared to have attempted a bite on Bailly clashed but he has categorically denied it.

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"We had a few words together, it was nothing major," said Gestede.

"He gave me a hug and a kiss, that's it. I didn't feel anything.

"Ben [Gibson, Boro defender] thought he bit me, so that's why he reacted like he did. But I told him now we were just talking, there was no problem."

On his part, Bailly tweeted after the show and did not make any reference to the incident: "We knew how to work seriously and suffer until the last minute. Three points well earned."