ARSENAL stars Rob Holding and Alexandre Lacazette showed support for Granit Xhaka following his red card against Liverpool.
The midfielder, 29, was sent off in the 24th minute of the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final for a Diogo Jota’s reckless tackle to the waist.
The Gunners held out to secure a The draw is valid away from home but Xhaka felt he was disappointed on his part.
And more Instagram After the game he expressed his regret, writing: “I want to apologize to everyone.
“I’m very proud of my team and the spirit they showed to keep a clean sheet tonight.”
Rob Holding responded immediately, saying: “Together”. The defender also posted two emojis – a heart and a muscle to show he’s backing his teammates.
Lacazette similarly wrote: “We are together.”
But that sentiment has not been some Arsenal Fans have expressed their anger towards Xhaka on social media.
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Piers Morgan leads the way, tweet: “Every time I start to resent Xhaka, he does something to remind me that he’s an unreliable hottie.
“It’s been years… and we’re talking warmly.”
Another Gooner said: “No, I was done with Xhaka after that. You leave Roma.”
The third wrote: “Can’t get over what Xhaka has done. You know we don’t have midfield left for the games to come and you as an experienced player do it. boy has the brain of a 14-year-old. Idiot.”
But one fan saw things a little differently. He said: “If Granit Xhaka hadn’t been sent off, we wouldn’t have played defensively like that, faced Liverpool and could have lost. Now it’s all about playing at home. The man is a genius. .”
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/17320977/arsenal-apology-xhaka-piers-morgan/ Arsenal stars rallied around Xhaka after he apologized for the red card but furious Piers Morgan called him a ‘hot d*** head’