Unhappy Arsenal fans as defender returns

Mathieu Debuchy played 78 minutes for Arsenal in the Champions League on Tuesday night, his first football for three months after an ankle injury, but is now forced to play at centre-back against his old club Newcastle.

“Debuchy has never played there, I asked him already,” Wenger said. “The solution I have to decide will not be ideal. It will be a gamble.”

Wenger apparently gave Debuchy a crash course in central defending during Arsenal’s training session on Friday, saying: “there is not a massive difference between right-back and centre-back.”

Arsenal fans on Twitter however, had a different take on the matter:


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