If there is one ex-footballer you can count on to stir the proverbial pot and cause disharmony among fan bases it is Garth Crooks.
The BBC pundit is always willing to put his opinion forward, whether a popular view or not.
And in his latest rant, Crooks slammed Arsenal and Arsene Wenger for their poor treatment of attacking players, stating;
“Are Arsenal fans or manager Arsene Wenger, for that matter, going to destroy another top class player in order to play in a particular manner? Lacazette looks as if he has now become surplus to requirements because of Wenger’s insistence that two up front cannot work. Correction, two up front does not work for him. Meanwhile, he is destroying strikers with every stroke of his Montblanc – ask Olivier Giroud.”
Upon hearing the former Tottenham star’s comments, Arsenal fans took to Twitter and it’s safe to say they were not happy…
When Chelsea and Man City have 3 strikers in their side it's call depth but when we do it we're destroying players?
— Yo Pierre, you wanna come out here? (@kwabzii) February 8, 2018
Are the Arsenal fans going to destroy another top class striker. What is Garth Crooks smoking over there at the BBC ? pic.twitter.com/ZNNm1d81xt
— Barry (@BarryArsenal7) February 8, 2018
By destroying does he mean giving giroud a career at the highest level
— Ashley ruscoe (@ashleyruscoe) February 8, 2018
Whoelse have we destroyed??
— Alex Lijuni (@blessalex) February 8, 2018
Im curious to know who is that another? If by any case they mean Ozil than they dont understand football. Creating and assisting more than any other player since his debute. People are clueless about football.
— Flertö11 (@Flertii) February 8, 2018
— Özillur2.0 (@Aubamey06148743) February 8, 2018
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