Arsenal fans react to Gabriel Paulista's performance against Stoke

Arsenal's Gabriel Paulista and Mesut Ozil celebrate after the game

Arsenal and Stoke City went head-to-head this weekend.

Arsenal continued their superb run of form with a 3-1 victory against Stoke City on Saturday afternoon.

The Gunners won courtesy of goals from Theo Walcott, Mesut Ozil and Alex Iwobi, but they suffered a blow when summer signing Shkodran Mustafi left the field with a hamstring injury that has seen him ruled out until January.

Arsenal's Gabriel Paulista and Mesut Ozil celebrate after the game

Makeshift right-back Gabriel Paulista will take his place, and the Brazilian was on the pitch to do so against Stoke, stepping into the centre with Hector Bellerin returning from an injury of his own to take his place out wide.

Gabriel arrived with plenty of fanfare last season and immediately set about making an impact at the Emirates Stadium. However, this campaign he has slipped down the pecking order and has featured only sparingly to date.

Arsenal's Gabriel Paulista before the match

That looks set to change, with Arsenal needing the Brazilian to recreate the promising partnership he had with Laurent Koscielny prior to Mustafi’s arrival.

After the match against Stoke we took to Twitter to see what Arsenal fans thought of Gabriel’s latest performance and you can read a selection of what we found below:

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