Arsenal fans react to Konstantinos Mavropanos performance

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

Arsenal defender Konstantinos Mavropanos was in action last night.

Konstantinos Mavropanos's Arsenal kit in the changingroom before the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Nottingham Forest at Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2019 in London,...

Arsenal's first-team may only be in action on Monday night, but their under-23's had a big game on Friday night.

The Gunners take on Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Monday night, but players who won't be involved were given a chance to impress on Friday night.

Arsenal's under-23's took on Chelsea at Aldershot's Electrical Services Stadium, but fell to a 3-1 defeat against their London rivals.

 

Charlie Brown and Clinton Mola put Chelsea 2-0 up, and whilst Ben Cottrell pulled one back for Arsenal, Brown struck again to give Chelsea a 3-1 win.

That will have been disappointing for Emery, and the performance of defender Konstantinos Mavropanos won't have exactly inspired confidence.

The 21-year-old has been out of action for a large chunk of 2019, and only came back from an injury sustained on the final day of last season in an under-23 game last month.

Konstantinos Mavropanos of Arsenal controls the ball under pressure from Rhian Brewster of Liverpool during the PL2 match between Arsenal U23 and Liverpool U23 at Meadow Park on September...

Mavropanos started against Chelsea, but the Greek centre back didn't exactly impress, with Arsenal fans slating him on Twitter for his performance.

Some suggested that Mavropanos has been corrupted by compatriot Sokratis Papastathopoulos, and is 'clearly struggling' at under-23 level as he works his way back from injury.

Others called him an 'awful signing' and looks done at under-23 level, even suggesting that he didn't look interested in a woeful display on Friday night.

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

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