‘No, today is not April Fools’ Day’ – Some Arsenal fans mad at Emery decision

first_imgWhy the hell is Xhaka captain?????????????? For #Arsenal today. Xhaka must be doing something behind closed doors to start every #Premierleague game for #Arsenal for 3 years and now he’s captain strange— #HD (@Vintage_HD_) November 25, 2018 However, should Arsenal lose, Bournemouth will move to within one point of them as Eddie Howe’s side chase their best ever top flight finish.Given Chelsea dropped points on Saturday, this could be called something of a must-win game for Arsenal in the race for a top four finish, and Unai Emery’s decision to hand the armband to Granit Xhaka has shocked a number of fans.Bournemouth vs Arsenal: Premier League match preview, confirmed teams and LIVE talkSPORT commentary streamThe Switzerland international remains something of a laughing stock in English football despite the improvements he has shown over the past couple of months, and many Arsenal supporters do not believe he should be part of their strongest XI.But clearly Emery feels differently, and has enough faith in Xhaka to give him the responsibility of skippering the side.This decision has not gone down brilliantly on social media, and you can see some of the best reactions to Xhaka captaining Arsenal below… 3️⃣4️⃣Captain Xhaka will lead us out this afternoon – let’s go, Granit 👊#BOUARS pic.twitter.com/lN674hvxG0— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) November 25, 2018 Xhaka with armband and a risky crossfield pass leading to opposition’s goal. A TRAGEDY.— el triste (@badukulelecover) November 25, 2018 Xhaka captain?😕— Lacazette (@manlikekofie) November 25, 2018 pic.twitter.com/sm9NBRvPKj— Ghaith (@GhaithShemmary) November 25, 2018 Granit Xhaka is Arsenal Captain. No today is not April fools day— Dakota Ó Dálaigh ◢ ◤ (@bullshitmandaly) November 25, 2018 Xhaka captain pic.twitter.com/gYDpBclQIY— Silenzio (@StoicismFTW) November 25, 2018center_img Granit Xhaka will captain Arsenal on Sunday afternoon as the Gunners clash against Bournemouth.A win for the north Londoners will keep them fifth in the Premier League table, though they will close the gap on the top four to just ONE point. How is this man captaining Arsenal Football Club ffs— Lee Sharp (@leesharp44) November 25, 2018 😂😂😂😂 I’m sorry, you said Captain Xhaka— Sue ellen (@actor_sueellen) November 25, 2018 1 Unai Emery has decided to hand Xhaka the armband Xhaka is trash. My goodness when will move on from undynamic players like Xhaka Rambo and kolasinac— theeb (@the_theeb) November 25, 2018last_img