Arsenal fans defend Petr Cech on Twitter

Following Petr Cech’s performance against Manchester City on Sunday, Bayer Leverkusen took to Twitter to mock the veteran shot-stopper’s attempts at playing the ball out from the back.

The German club implied that Bernd Leno – their own former player – who was sat on the Gunners’ bench, would have been a better option for Arsenal between the sticks than Cech.

The Arsenal No. 1 responded to Leverkusen on Twitter and accused the Bundesliga outfit of not sharing his own values of sportsmanship and professionalism. 

Cech’s showing against the Premier League champions understandably came in for some criticism. A particularly nervy moment came for the home crowd when Cech nearly swept an attempted pass into his own goal. However, the 36-year-old also made some vital saves to keep the Gunners in the game.

Following Leverkusen’s comments, many Arsenal fans on Twitter stepped in to defend their ‘keeper and assure him that he continues to have their support…