Arsenal fans react on Twitter to Arteta performance against Everton - 'He needs to go, NOW!'

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Here's what Arsenal fans made of Mikel Arteta's performance today on Twitter.

There wasn’t a great deal for Arsenal to be positive about this afternoon as they went down 3-0 away at Everton to go along with other disappointing performances Arsene Wenger has overseen from the last few weeks.

It was an important game for experienced Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta, as he headed back to his former club in a match which could be crucial by the end of the season in terms of the fourth place race.

Arteta struggled and his underwhelming performance was personified when he got to the ball ahead of Kevin Mirallas, poking it beyond the onrushing Wojciech Szczesny for Everton’s third and an unfortunate own goal.

The challenge now for Arteta is to grab his teammates by the scruff of the neck in training, driving them on over the coming week as the Gunners prepare for an FA Cup semi-final against Wigan.

It’s a game that the Gunners will be favourites for but Arteta, Wenger and all Arsenal fans will now that if they’re not on the top of their game, Wigan have the ability to end their only chance of silverware this season.

It wasn’t all complete doom and gloom for the Gunners because there was a brief cameo for Aaron Ramsey who made his first appearance for the club since he got injured last Boxing Day.

The Wales captain got an important 25 minutes on the pitch, which will help him in terms of match fitness and sharpness as he pushes for a start ahead of that trip to Wembley.

Wenger is under immense pressure at the moment and if Arsenal are going to salvage something from this season, the boss needs all of his players to pull through and show unity over the rest of the campaign.

Here’s what Gunners made of Arteta’s performance today on Twitter.

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