Xhaka rails against Evra’s criticism that Arsenal lack mentality for away games

22 October 2019 12:23
• Midfielder irate after Evra described Arsenal as ‘babies’• Defeat at Sheffield United was fifth in last 10 away league gamesGranit Xhaka has hit back at Arsenal’s critics by insisting their belief that the Gunners’ are mentally weak away from home is “bullshit”. Unai Emery’s side missed the chance to go third in the Premier League table on Monday when they were beaten 1-0 by Sheffield United.The loss at Bramall Lane was a fifth in the last 10 away games in the league on a night when Arsenal’s common failings were again on view. The Gunners looked vulnerable from set-pieces and uncomfortable playing out from the back, while at the other end of the pitch top scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was largely anonymous and Blades goalkeeper Dean Henderson was only forced to make one real save – from Xhaka’s 30-yard strike just before half-time. Related: Lys Mousset capitalises on Arsenal failings to boost Sheffield United Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian