To make sure you never miss out on your favourite NEW stories, we're happy to send you some reminders

Click 'OK' then 'Allow' to enable notifications

Not now

Arsenal Fans Are Furious William Saliba Isn't In The Squad To Face Manchester City

Daniel Marland

| Last updated 

Arsenal Fans Are Furious William Saliba Isn't In The Squad To Face Manchester City

Featured Image Credit: PA Images

Arsenal fans are furious teenage defender William Saliba hasn't been given a chance in the Carabao Cup against Manchester City this evening.

Saliba joined up with Gunners last summer after spending a season on loan at former club St Etienne.

But he is yet to make his professional debut for the club despite costing £27 million and has been omitted from tonight's quarter final clash. Sead Kolasinac, Shkrodran Mustafi and Gabriel have been given the nod instead.

The backlash has been so harsh the club have turned off replies to their team announcement tweet.

But supporters are still incredibly vocal and have questioned manager Mikel Arteta's decision.

The 19-year-old is likely to go out on loan in January and it's a bitter blow for those who thought this year would be a breakout one.

Saliba himself has addressed the situation on Instagram in a conversation with teammate Nicolas Pepe.

He commented on Matteo Guendouzi's post with a fire emoji, before Pepe entered to comment: "This is your problem, you comment on everything."

Saliba replied to the winger: "Hahaha, I'm sending well wishes to the brother that was locked up like me."

Guendouzi is currently spending the season on loan with Hertha Berlin after falling out with Arteta.

Topics: Manchester City, Football News, Carabao Cup, william saliba, Football, Man City, Arsenal, Mikel Arteta

Daniel Marland
More like this

Chosen for YouChosen for You


Erling Haaland gives 'Player of the Match' award to Phil Foden after they both score hat-tricks against Man United

27 minutes ago

Most Read StoriesMost Read

Manchester United fans spotted leaving the Etihad before half-time after going 4-0 down

2 hours ago