[Tweets] ‘Sell Him’, ‘Liability’ – These Fans Slam Arsenal Man For Display v Palace
A selection of Arsenal fans have destroyed Shkodran Mustafi after he gave away a crucial penalty during the 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace
A selection of Arsenal fans have destroyed Shkodran Mustafi after he gave away a crucial penalty during the 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Sunday afternoon.
Mustafi went in to the game in decent form as he’s played a key role in our recent 11-game winning streak and the German centre-back was preferred ahead of Sokratis to start alongside Rob Holding in the middle of the back four today.
However, the 26-year-old made a poor decision to go to ground and chop down Cheikhou Kouyate on the stroke of half-time to gift Palace a penalty which was converted by Luka Milivojevic to give the hosts a half-time lead.
It didn’t take long for fans to vent their frustration towards Mustafi on social media as it’s certainly not the first time his reckless challenges and brainless decisions have cost Arsenal at key moments in games.
Some fans labelled the centre-back a ‘liability’, some demand he be sold in January while others claimed he’s a ‘joke of a defender’ so it’s safe to say some supporters weren’t impressed by his efforts today.
Luckily we came back in to the game in the second half and levelled things up with a stunning Granit Xhaka free-kick before Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang poked home at the far post to make it 2-1.
However, Palace were awarded a controversial penalty in the 82nd minute after Wilfried Zaha appeared to go down easily under minimal contact from Xhaka and Milivojevic concerted to make it 2-2 – ending our winning run.
Here is what some fans have been saying about Mustafi:
Why do you continue to employ that absolutely liability ffs
— George Gabriel (@georgegabriel) October 28, 2018
Mustafi joke of a defender, sell him
— harvey yorwerth (@harv_yorwerth) October 28, 2018
great, now sell mustafi pls
— Chad (@irsyadkhairr_) October 28, 2018
Why the hell did he slide in when their player had his back to goal….makes so many stupid mistakes, same as Xhaka. Sokratis and Holding has to be the way to go!
— Daniel B (@danielbourn) October 28, 2018
I don't know why we still trust Mustafi with our defense ?
— Bruce Wayne (@fordarnold) October 28, 2018
Isn’t it about time we got rid of this clown? Makes Cygan and Stepanovs look like Baresi and Maldini #CRYARS
— JC (@Plastic_Dracula) October 28, 2018
Mustafi is and always was a headless chicken!
— Lar O'Brien (@LarOBrien) October 28, 2018
Terminate that donkeys contract please
— stiv thomson (@stephenthomson0) October 28, 2018
100% a penalty. Terrible from mustafi
— Byron (@bschwartz34) October 28, 2018
Mustafi is such a shocking defender man.
Man belongs in the bin.
— Edo Shabba Ranks (@KosmicEnerggy) October 28, 2018
I'm tired of blaming Mustafi.
Man should just leave Arsenal.
Worst defender ever when it comes to making decisions.
— Maximus Meridius. (@kejimicheal) October 28, 2018
For me he has to be benched sooner or later for Socratis. If Emery is ruthless with everybody else why not with Mustafi. He is a definite weak link in our armor.
— Matthew (@mathletesfoot) October 28, 2018
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