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Frimpong in rogue tweet after Cup squad snub

ARSENAL star Emmanuel Frimpong has sparked an amazing race storm at the Emirates.

The Ghana midfielder, 21, was asked on Twitter why he was not in tonight’s squad for the Capital One Cup clash with Chelsea. He replied: “LOL I wanna laugh.”

He then tweeted: “Sometimes I wish I was white and English #realtalk.” The tweets stunned many of his 683,000 followers and he quickly deleted them before claiming: “Not every tweet is football related”.

Earlier, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger had told the club website that Frimpong was not in the squad because “he is still short of competition”.

It is not the first time Frimpong has got into trouble over Twitter comments. Last year, he branded a Tottenham fan “scum y**”.

Frimpong, who also holds a British passport, has been at Arsenal since he was nine — just like Jack Wilshere — but his career has been hit by knee injuries.