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Gary Neville brutally DESTROYS Arsenal’s performance and even Arsenal fans agree

The Sky Sports commentator did not hold back when it came to his criticism of Arsenal during their 3-0 defeat to Man City in the League Cup final at Wembley

OK that was not a good performance Arsenal.

Despite a brief glimmer of fight shown in the first half Man City took the Gunners apart pretty comprehensively.

Gooners will have hated watching their team succumb to City so easily but not as much as Gary Neville hated watching.


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When you lose to Ostersunds and a cup final in one week

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When you lose to Ostersunds and a cup final in one week

Firstly Arsenal demonstrated some pure schoolboy defending as City’s keeper Claudio Bravo assisted Sergio Aguero for the first goal.

Vincent Kompany managed to outpace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang a while before he double City’s lead from a corner.

Then David Silva killed the game with a classy turn in the box and shot into the bottom corner.

Fair to say Kompany enjoyed his goal

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Fair to say Kompany enjoyed his goal

Arsenal were not at the races and Neville did not stop in his criticism of the Gunners.

The Sky Sports commentator was livid with Arsenal’s performance in such a big game.

Here are just a few choice words of his from today.

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Ozil wondering if he can tippex out his contract

It really is just shocking defending in all forms of football,” he said about the first goal on Sky Sports.

“A soft-centre. That is Arsenal all over for the last 10 years. The goal is such a bad one to give away and in a cup final, it’s unforgivable.

“That is pathetic defending. The goalkeeper is in no-man’s land and he can see it coming a mile off, but it’s really bad from Shkodran Mustiafi. People will say it’s a nudge, but that’s rubbish. It’s terrible defending. Woeful from Mustafi.

“Schoolboy. It really is shocking defending in all forms of football.”

“We were told he was pretty good.”

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“We were told he was pretty good.”

Then in reference to the third goal with Granit Xhaka and Aaron Ramsey strolling back to help the defenders Neville let loose.

“Arsenal are an absolute disgrace.

“Ramsey and Xhaka are an absolute disgrace, walking on the football pitch at Wembley. Spineless.”

And then the camera panned to a crying child in the Arsenal end and Neville lined up his killer blow, “That’s what you’ve caused.”


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Xhaka and Ramsey caused this

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Xhaka and Ramsey caused this

However the criticism did not stop there.

“This is a dark dark day [for Arsenal] the team has not shown up.

“Arsenal just failed full stop. There is nothing I’ve liked about this Arsenal performance, not one single thing.

“The Arsenal player have had far too many chances over too many years and proved to us they are not good enough,” the furious commentator said.

“Arsenal have been pathetic, absolutely pathetic.”

Enjoy your Sunday evenings Arsenal fans.