Arsenal chief executive Vinai Venkatesham apologised to the whole first-team squad following the European Super League saga, the Mirror report.
And, as to be expected, the behind-the-scenes update has had plenty of Gunners fans talking on social media.
Arsenal were one of six Premier League sides to sign up to the new competition over the weekend, with all English clubs withdrawing their interest on Tuesday evening after severe backlash all across the country.
The Mirror claim that Venkatesham addressed Arsenal’s squad at London Colney training ground on Wednesday morning alongside boss Mikel Arteta.
The report reveals that CEO Venkatesham was quizzed by several Gunners stars following the meeting as to why they weren’t told prior to the announcement.
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Arsenal fans react
@AFTVMedia shared the news regarding Venkatesham’s apology on Twitter on Wednesday evening.
Hundreds of Arsenal fans interacted with the post, with many hitting out at owner Stan Kroenke as well as Venkatesham and one labelling it as ‘disgusting’.
“Doing Kroenke’s dirty work surprise surprise”
“It’s time to gooo #KroenkeOut“
“Surely he has to go? Once upon a time we were a classy outfit… now look at the state of the club”
“Get rid of the leeches at the top. Apologies are not enough.”
“When Arteta said he knew nothing about it, many of you came for him. At this point you all need to take a long look at yourselves. It’s disgusting”
“Tell him to clear his desk”
In other news: Many Arsenal fans buzz at news of Kroenke protests, find out more here.
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