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‘Not worthy’ ‘Miss after miss’ – Fans joke star is perfect for Arsenal after Tottenham nightmare

Though the Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern are now free on Champions League evenings, that won’t stop their club being mentioned during those nights by other sets of punters in our bar. Indeed, sadly for Arsene Wenger, it’s often as the butt of jokes. 

With bitter rivals Tottenham in action away at Real Madrid last night, the Gunners were always likely to come up, both from those who prop up our bar, as well as fans on social media. One of the major reasons Arsenal were mentioned, was due to the performance of Karim Benzema against Spurs.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few years, you’ll know the Frenchman has been strongly linked with a move to the Emirates for a while now and, while he’s undoubtedly one of the most celebrated marksmen in Europe, his showing last night attracted a few Arsenal-related jibes.

After missing a few golden chances for Los Blancos, fans on Twitter joked the 29-year-old would be perfect for Wenger’s men, who recently lost away at Watford. With that in mind. here’s a closer look at the reaction to Benzema’s performance.

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