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Arsenal fans have turned BBC journalist David Ornstein into a cult hero and it’s hilarious

Gunners fans bombard Twitter as soon as the reporter tweets anything about their club

We all know some Arsenal fans can be insufferable at times on the internet.

But when they’re on form, they really on form.


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The Gunners fans’ latest trend is, whilst slightly bizarre, also very funny indeed.

Reliable BBC Sport journalist David Ornstein has now cultivated a following amongst Arsenal fans that pretty much whatever he says regarding transfers is now treated as gospel.

This man has become a cult hero

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This man has become a cult hero

And when there’s a bandwagon like that rolling round the corner, the only thing you can realistically do is hop aboard.

Ornstein has been in the limelight plenty recently after Arsenal wrapped up a club-record deal to sign France striker Alexandre Lacazette.

Looks happy, doesn’t he?

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Looks happy, doesn’t he?

So when he announced the news to the Gunners faithful, the responses were quite something:

Some good old fashioned head swaps to start with:

And then the inevitable creepy ‘daddy’ memes:

Not to mention his so called rivalry with Sky Sports journalist Kaveh Solhekol:

Mixed with some classics which have now become part and parcel of an Ornstein tweet:ornstein-5

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But it doesn’t even stop there, sensationally.

The Gunners subreddit r/gunners also made Ornstein their top three hottest threads, including the brilliant ‘David Ornstein Highlights ¦ Goals & Assists 2013-16’

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The internet is a wild, wild place sometimes.

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