ARSENAL fans are despairing – and the season hasn’t even started yet.
The Gunners are playing a pre-season friendly at Hibernian tonight – but got off to a shocker.
Eddie Nketiah found himself one-on-one with the Hibernian keeper
The Gunners striker gets ready to fire an effort at goal
But incredibly Nketiah dragged his effort wide of the post
First, on five minutes, Eddie Nketiah was the benficiary of some shocking Hibs defending and found ghimself one-on-one with the keeper.
But somehow the 22-year-old strike managed to place an effort the wrong side of the post.
And it was Hibs who took the lead 20 minutes in – with a goal young keeper Arthur Okonkwo will have nightmares about.
The 19-year-old was making his debut for Arsenal – but completely fluffed his kick out from Sead Kolasinac’s back-pass.
Martin Boyle benefitted from Okonkwo’s air-shot to tap into an empty goal.
Unsurprisingly, Arsenal fans were not impressed, with many writing ‘we’re back’ on Twitter.
And rival supporters loved it, many writing how the club ‘are finished’.
On Nketiah’s shocking miss, one fan wrote: Don’t show this. We’re trying to sell him.”
Another called Nketiah a ‘finished player’ while Marcus Douglas posted: “It’s July and they already trying to get on my nerves… got it.”
On Okonkwo’s error, Marc Bloxham wrote: “We are back baby”.
But Stuart Harper posted: “Silly error from a young player, it happens. He’ll learn, we move on.”
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Rookie keeper Arthur Okonkwo completely missed his kick to gift Hibernian the lead
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