Lineker, Frimpong and more: Twitter reacts to Arsenal’s League Cup exit
Gary Lineker and Emmanuel Frimpong take to Twitter after Arsenal lose 3-0 to Sheffield Wednesday
Arsenal crashed out of the League Cup on Tuesday night after a 3-0 loss to Sheffield Wednesday.
The Gunners lost Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Theo Walcott to injury before Ross Wallace fired the Owls into a first-half lead.
Wallace turned provider for Wednesday’s second as Lucas Joao headed past Petr Cech and Sam Hutchinson added a third before half-time.
Here is a selection of the best Twitter reaction from the professionals, past and present, in chronological order to Arsenal’s League Cup exit.
Former Liverpool and Sheffield Wednesday striker Neil Mellor is impressed with the Owls’s first-half display:
An excellent first half from Sheffield Wednesday to be in a really commanding position.Looking good to upset Arsenal for place in quarters!
— Neil Mellor (@NeilMellor33) October 27, 2015
Ex-Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong acknowledges that it is tough being a Gooner:
You have to have a big heart to support Arsenal I tell ya
— I AM FRIMPONG (@IAMFRIMPONG26) October 27, 2015
Former Manchester United man Alan Tonge can’t resist a sly dig:
I don't think there will be any Arsenal dressing room selfies tonight!
— Alan Tonge (@Alan_Tonge) October 27, 2015
It goes without saying outspoken Arsenal fan Piers Morgan isn’t happy:
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) October 27, 2015
Tottenham Hotspur legend Gary Lineker isn’t buying Arsene Wenger’s excuses:
Arsene Wenger says none of the young players selected tonight are ready to play at this level. You picked 'em fella.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) October 27, 2015