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Arsenal: Fans ridicule Granit Xhaka over Instagram post

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‘You failed us’ – Many Arsenal fans ridicule player with ‘the least talent’ after Instagram post

With Laurent Koscielny’s days as Arsenal captain looking numbered after his refusal to join the team on their pre-season tour and his links with a move to France, the club could be looking for a new skipper over the next few weeks.

And a player who could be seen as staking a claim for the armband hasn’t exactly been given a glowing recommendation by some of these fans – judging by these comments to his latest Instagram post.

Granit Xhaka – who was part of Unai Emery’s group of captains last season – could find himself in the running to become Arsenal’s first-choice leader should Koscielny be relieved of his duties, though this attempt at evoking a rallying spirit ahead of the new season did not go down well with these supporters.

Xhaka posted a picture of a determined-looking midfielder at a press conference along with the quote: “Sometimes it’s not about who has more talent, it’s about who’s hungrier” – which led to ridicule from fans who felt he was in no position to talk about neither hunger nor talent as he received a rather scathing response.

Some fans accused the Swiss of giving the ball away too often, making mistakes and being a liability in the Arsenal team – which may suggest Xhaka may have to win over a fair few supporters should he assume the armband in the weeks to come:

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