Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos was telling Gunners followers to relax as Leeds had the Premier League facet rattled of their FA Cup conflict. With the vast majority of the gang on the Emirates urging Sokratis to take a free kick rapidly, he slowed proceedings down earlier than waving his arms in a approach to inform the followers to be calm.
It was clear why Arsenal followers have been getting annoyed with the guests effectively on high throughout an entertaining Cup conflict.
And the followers wished their Gunners facet to match Leeds’ tempo and ferocity with Marcelo Bielsa’s facet impressing.
But Sokratis urged the followers to remain calm with the incident occurring late on within the first half.
Though former England striker Chris Sutton admitted it was a worrying half from the Gunners, who had regarded revitalised in the course of the win over Manchester United on New Year’s Day.
Sutton stated: “We have been all crowing about Arsenal and the impression Mikel Arteta has had but it surely was so lacklustre from them.
“Will Leeds rue not taking their possibilities as they’ve been the higher workforce?
“The fear from Arsenal’s viewpoint is there was a feelgood issue and loads of vitality when Arteta got here in, but it surely has not been there tonight.
“You must query the gamers’ mentality. There haven’t been many Arsenal gamers who’ve taken accountability. That was one of many best halves of soccer for Leeds.”
And some Arsenal followers weren’t proud of Sokratis telling them to relax.
One wrote on social media: “Terrible attitude. Sokratis signalling to the fans to calm down because he’s goosed. Imagine Gomez or Virgil doing that. What a poor attitude”
Another put: “Sokratis just telling the arsenal fans to calm down… Almost £100,000 a week to not care a jot about the club or the fans he’s playing for”
With a 3rd including: “Lol Sokratis told the fans to calm down”