Patrice Evra’s Thierry Henry Story Brutally Sums Up Arsenal Followers’ Ideas on Granit Xhaka
Patrice Evra has claimed that Thierry Henry as soon as turned off the tv in disgust when he noticed Granit Xhaka was captaining Arsenal.
Xhaka has discovered himself underneath fireplace as soon as once more, after he was dismissed throughout his facet’s defeat to Burnley on Sunday. With the Gunners at house and the scores degree at 0-0, Xhaka was despatched off for grabbing Ashley Westwood by the throat after a VAR test.
Arsenal went on to lose the sport 1-0 after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored an personal aim with slightly below 20 minutes left to play within the second half.
Talking as a pundit on Sky Sports activities after the sport, the oft-outspoken Evra advised a narrative of when he was as soon as invited to look at a Gunners sport at membership legend Thierry Henry’s home.
Evra recalled: “He turned on the TV, the primary picture he noticed on the display was Xhaka main Arsenal, being the captain.
“Thierry Henry turned off the TV. I mentioned ‘what’s occurred?’
“He mentioned ‘I can not watch my workforce and Xhaka being the captain,’ and we did not watch the sport.”
It isn’t the primary time that the Switzerland worldwide has attracted the ire of Gunners supporters.
Again in November, Xhaka was stripped of the membership’s captaincy after reacting angrily to followers jeering him off throughout a 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace.
He had appeared set to depart the membership that January after which once more in the summertime, just for new Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta to combine him again into the facet.
His obvious misplaced religion in Xhaka isn’t the one motive that Arteta finds himself underneath strain. The defeat to Burnley leaves Arsenal in fifteenth place, simply 5 factors away from the drop and 10 factors adrift of the Champions League spots.
They’re additionally with out a win in 5 Premier League video games and have misplaced 4 house matches on the spin.
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