Arsenal will look to end a run of four matches in all competitions without a win when they face Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on Sunday, and Gunners fans are demanding that Danny Welbeck doesn’t start the Premier League clash.
The 27-year-old played the full 90 minutes and scored one in the 4-2 defeat against Nottingham Forest in the third round of the FA Cup last weekend and the goalless draw against Chelsea in the first leg of their EFL Cup semi-final tie on Wednesday, with Mesut Ozil missing both games and Alexis Sanchez only named on the substitutes’ bench for the latter.
The Chile international looks unlikely to be involved against the Cherries as he edges closer to an exit, but even though Arsene Wenger has a shortage of attacking options right now, it doesn’t seem as though a place in the starting line-up for Welbeck will be met with much appreciation.
Arsenal supporters were quick to have their say on the potential of the former Manchester United man featuring via social media, and while one said they would “cry if he starts”, another said “if he starts tomorrow just expect a loss”.
Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…
Finna cry if he starts
— Josh (@BigMesutOzil) January 14, 2018
That means that he will start up today 👎
— محمد $#إدواردو (@hilal15royal) January 14, 2018
Don't put him in starting line up ok 😡😡😡 that's mean he starting then
— john (@JohnAfghan88) January 14, 2018
If he starts tomorrow just expect a loss with that Bambi still learning to keep his balance
— Imma Imma Brown Boy (@JPP_AFC) January 14, 2018
Another 90 minutes of Welbeck 😭😭
— Cxllum17 (@Cxllm15_) January 14, 2018
So who we got then, Danny Welbeck and Iwobi……. great lol
— ℱ𝓸'𝓢𝓱𝓲𝔃𝔃𝓵𝒆🖊 (@KissMyArsenaI) January 14, 2018
Please tell me Iwobi and/or Welbeck aren’t starting
— Martin (@Martin_H1988) January 14, 2018
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