Arsenal fans slam Granit Xhaka over training-ground gaffe

(l-r) Alexandre Lacazette, Sokratis, Granit Xhaka and Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Arsenal line up in a defensive wall during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and...

The Arsenal midfielder has upset Gunners fans again - and this time it wasn't even in a real match.

Granit Xhaka of Arsenal looks dejected after Chelsea score their second goal during the UEFA Europa League Final between Chelsea and Arsenal at Baku Olimpiya Stadionu on May 29, 2019 in...

You have to feel a tad sorry for Arsenal captain Granit Xhaka.

Even in training, his performances are being slammed by Gunners supporters.

Unai Emery put his Arsenal players through their paces on Saturday ahead of this afternoon's visit of Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium.

And unfortunately for Xhaka, one of his mistakes at London Colney yesterday was captured on video.

 

The Switzerland international, slammed for his display against Manchester United at the start of the week, played the ball straight to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - an opposition player during a training-ground game - and the Gabon international instantly punished him by curling into the top corner.

Here's how Arsenal supporters reacted to the 27-year-old's mistake on Twitter:

So long as Xhaka doesn't do the same against the Cherries today, it'll be fine, but you wouldn't put it past him.

The former Borussia Monchengladbach star is erratic at the best of times and having been given the armband last week, the added pressure might exacerbate this.

Granit Xhaka of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on September 22, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Have something to tell us about this article?

Register for ARSENAL team updates

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch