Why do Arsenal fans hate Granit Xhaka

Arsenal captain Granit Xhaka insults fans when they are substituted: "Verpi *** you!"

Arsenal FC captain Granit Xhaka was enraged by his substitution in the 2-2 draw in the Premier League against Crystal Palace and his gestures sparked a lot of discussion. The former Gladbacher stormed angrily from the square when he was taken out, gestured provocatively in the direction of his own attachment and insulted them as well.

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Against the Eagles, Arsenal had already looked like the sure winner after goals from Sokratis (7th) and David Luiz (9th) in the early stages. But Crystal Palace equalized in the second half with goals from Luka Milivojevic (32nd) and Jordan Ayew (52nd).

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Shortly after that goal to make it 2-2, Xhaka was substituted. The fans acknowledged the departure of the 27-year-old with cheers, whereupon he put his hands to his ear and shouted "Verpi *** you" to the fans. Then Xhaka threw his jersey on the ground and disappeared into the player tunnel.

Arsenal coach Unai Emery reacted angrily about the behavior of the Swiss international. "He made a mistake. We will talk about the situation internally," announced the Spaniard in an interview with the BBC at. He added, "I really want to be calm, but he behaved wrongly in this situation."