Bournemouth fans rave about Benik Afobe's performance v Arsenal on Twitter

Benik Afobe

The 22-year-old former Arsenal striker couldn't score for Bournemouth but was still lauded by supporters.

Benik Afobe may not have netted against his former club on Sunday afternoon but Bournemouth fans were still delighted with the young forward.

Indeed, Afobe held the ball up well and showed typically good movement. Supporters felt he could have done with some support up front and better service from those behind him.

Arsenal fans, of course, feared the Bournemouth man would be burning with the desire to prove a point against his old club. The Gunners, though, made sure they marked the 22-year-old out of the game as much as he could.

He still showed plenty of quality for the Cherries and worse defences in the Premier League certainly won't be able to handle him.

Here's how Bournemouth fans reacted on Twitter to Afobe's display against Arsenal, then; much like the rest of his team, the young forward showed heart and enough skill to make a difference in most matches - just not against Arsenal...

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