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‘Sell him and get an upgrade’ – Arsenal fans on Twitter demand shock sale after dismal Bournemouth defeat

The resident Gunners were fuming in the Transfer Tavern yesterday after watching with their side’s performance against Bournemouth at The Vitality Stadium.

Arsenal’s hopes of achieving a top-four finish this season were dealt another blow yesterday, as goals from Callum Wilson and Jordan Ibe enabled the Cherries to come from behind to beat Arsenal for the first time in their history. Arsene Wenger’s side had initially taken the lead courtesy of Hector Bellerin’s second goal in as many games just after half-time, but they failed to make their advantage count and they now sit 8 points adrift of 4th placed Chelsea with just 15 fixtures left to play.

A substantial improvement in form will be needed to enable Arsenal to secure qualification for The Champions League this season, and the January window may well be the time for Wenger to initiate a turnaround with some wise acquisitions.

However, the Arsenal supporters on Twitter have been advocating the sale of players rather than new purchases since the Bournemouth match.

Rather surprisingly, the Arsenal faithful have called for Wenger to sell their summer-signing Alexandre Lacazette, after he once again failed to find the back of the net in the Premier League.

Considering that Lacazette is the clubs top-goalscorer in the Premier League, the calls from the fans seem rather misguided, although they are understandable given Arsenal’s weekend result.

Here’s what the fans had to say about Lacazette in the aftermath of proceedings…

https://twitter.com/h4lw4chi/status/952605747787059200

https://twitter.com/ImChazaa/status/952566946029096965

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