Xhaka is brain-dead, Arteta must be fired - Piers Morgan

Xhaka is brain-dead, Arteta must be fired - Piers Morgan
Granit Xhaka handed a red card against Man CityReuters

Controverial British broadcaster, Piers Morgan, has opined that Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, must be sacked while branding midfielder, Granit Xhaka as "brain-dead".

The 56-year-old Gunner made the disclosure in a series of scathing remarks posted on Twitter after Arsenal's nightmare trip to Manchester City.

WuzupNigeria reported that Xhaka bagged his 11th-career red card as the Gunners' woes was compounded by the defending champions, led by Mikel Arteta' former boss, Pep Guardiola.

His reckless challenge on Joao Cancelo with Arsenal 2-0 down saw the Gunners' reduced to 10-men after 34 minutes as they went on to concede three more, to end the game 5-0.

With the Gunners now rock bottom on the log after three games without a win or a goal, the first in 67-years, Morgan could not hold his frustration as he went on to vent on Twitter.

On the Switzerland international, Morgan said, "Xhaka is brain-dead. What a stupid reckless tackle."

The former Good Morning Britain host recalled the 8-2 humiliation at the other half of Manchester, noting that the Gunners haven't improved form the defeat at Old Trafford.

on Arteta's reaction to Xhaka's sending-off, he said, "Arteta actually gave Xhaka a congratulatory pat for getting stupidly sent off when we were already being thrashed. He should be fired for that alone. This photo perfectly sums up Arteta’s leadership - weak weak weak."

At the end of the game, Morgan tweeted, "I can’t remember any Arsenal performance in living memory as hopeless as this.

"Mikel Arteta has failed and things are getting worse not better. He must go."

Foremost of the 56-year-old's tweet read, "ARTETAOUT."

City have now won 5-0 in two consecutive matches after defeating Norwich City at teh Etihad last week by the same margin.

Ilkay Gundogan(7'), Gabriel Jesus(43'), Ferran Torres (12', 84'), and Rodri's stunner (53') completed the rout for Guardiola's men.

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