It was a night to forget for Arsenal on Thursday, with the fans in the Transfer Tavern spending the early hours of Friday drowning their sorrows – and not for the first time this season.
Arsenal’s poor form continued against the Citizens, with Pep Guardiola’s team finishing out the fixture as comfortable 3-0 winners.
From the moment the whistle was blown, Arsenal didn’t stand much of a chance of winning the game, and in truth, some of the damage was done even before that point.
Ahead of the game, Arsenal confirmed over on their official Twitter page that Jack Wilshere was unavailable for selection due to injury. Of course, Wilshere has been a regular for Arsenal this season, and he has looked great for much of the campaign. As a result, his absence was duly noted by the fans online.
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) March 1, 2018
Indeed, it’s fair to say that Arsenal fans were not – and are not – very happy about the news, with many now expecting a long-term layoff for Wilshere, owing to his injury history.
It’s not just the result that has got fans all worked up – Wilshere’s injury has made things even worse.
Take a look at what has been said below…
That’s two months out then
— Gordon Mairs (@mairsy_80) March 1, 2018
In other words, he's out for the rest of the season
— Abdilrisaq (@Echogecko1991) March 1, 2018
That why he needs a pay cut in his contract…too many injuries,but still a good player and one of the few that plays for the badge
— • (@StillSelfish) March 1, 2018
So it starts again.
— MladenAFC (@w0oferrAFC) March 1, 2018
If he’s out for longer than a few weeks as much as I love wilshere he has to go it’s so frustrating injury after injury
— will (@William_Quilter) March 1, 2018
6 weeks out then
— Mat VP (@mat_v_p) March 1, 2018
Here we go again
— Jordan (@_jordjjj) March 1, 2018
4weaks for sure…
— ナカユウ (@nayuuu13) March 1, 2018
Arsenal fans – thoughts?
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