Arsenal Fans Confront Mikel Arteta Outside Emirates Stadium After Chelsea Defeat

Arsenal Fans Confront Mikel Arteta Outside Emirates Stadium After Chelsea Defeat

  • Angry Arsenal fans mobbed the driver's window of Mikel Arteta as he attempted to leave Emirates Stadium
  • Some of the supporters could be heard asking the Spanish tactician to leave the club following the humiliating defeat against Chelsea
  • The loss was Arsenal's second of the season, with the side also yet to score a single goal this term

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Mikel Arteta was on the evening of Sunday, August 22, reportedly harassed by Arsenal supporters outside the Emirates Stadium following the Gunners' 2-0 comprehensive defeat to Chelsea.

Mikel Arteta reacts during a recent Arsenal match. Photo: Getty Images.
Mikel Arteta is currently under fire after leading Arsenal to two successive defeats into the new season. Photo: Getty Images.
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The loss was Arsenal's second of the new season, with the side yet to score a single goal in both fixtures.

Romelu Lukaku had a dream start to his second stint with the Blues as he scored the opener before Reece James doubled the advantage to help Thomas Tuchel's side secure victory.

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Arsenal fans have openly criticised Arteta since the start of the new season when they were humbled 2-0 against newly-promoted Brentford.

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The London derby presented yet another opportunity for them to vent their anger towards the club as they booed the players at halftime and at the full-time whistle.

Metro UK now reports furious fans extended their frustration outside the Emirates Stadium as they confronted Arteta as he made his way home.

The publication claims the Spaniard's car was mobbed by fans who flocked the driver's window shouting as they asked him to leave the club.

One supporter could be heard asking:

"Arteta, was that good enough? Please leave the club."

Another man said:

"Arteta, do yourself a favour. Mikel, do yourself a favour, please leave."

Speaking after the match, Arteta admitted Chelsea outplayed his wards and therefore deserved the win.

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"It’s another defeat, the second one of the season which is really tough to take," he said.
"Chelsea deserved to win, I think they were the better side overall," he added.

The Gunners are now scheduled to take on Man City in their next Premier League fixture.

However, before then, they have to contend with an EFL Cup meeting with West Brom set for mid-week.


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