Arsenal fans asked to choose between the Premier League title and Bukayo Saka
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Arsenal fans were filmed being asked to choose between winning the Premier League title this season and star player Bukayo Saka.
Heading into the latest round of matches, Mikel Arteta’s men found themselves second in the table after their midweek 3-1 defeat by Manchester City.
On Saturday afternoon, Arsenal went up against an Aston Villa side managed by former Gunners manager Unai Emery.
The home side twice took the lead thanks to goals by Ollie Watkins and Philippe Coutinho.
With the game level at 2-2 heading into the 90th minute, it looked like Arsenal were going to drop two vital points.
However, a wonderful effort by Jorginho cannoned off the crossbar, hit Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez and ended up in the back of the net to make it 3-2. Gabriel Martinelli then sealed a 4-2 win as he ran towards an empty net.
A video has emerged of Arsenal fans being asked, ‘deal or no deal, you win the league this year but Saka goes in the summer’ and most fans were in unison.
One fan said: “That’s a mad question bro! We’re the third biggest club in England. We’ll win the league again. I’ll keep Saka.
“If Saka goes it’s too detrimental for the rest of our season. It’s a project that we’re doing, the project wasn’t even supposed to be done yet.
“Trust the process, keep Saka win win the Champions League next year.”
Another claimed: “Never! Saka ain’t going nowhere bruv!”
A third fan explained: “Never! That’s not worth it. That’s our star boy, that’s like your son.
“That’s the people’s champ, that’s our son. We’ve been through so much with him, that’s not a deal worth even contemplating. I don’t want to hear that, that is a terrible question, you’re banned!”
After the win against Villa, Arteta said on BT Sport: “We showed character, resilience.
“In the second half we created chance after chance. We needed a magic moment and Jorginho produced it.”
Arsenal are now two points ahead of City with a game in hand after Pep Guardiola’s men only managed a 1-1 draw against Nottingham Forest.