You might imagine Arsenal gamers would have celebrated an excellent 3-0 win over Brentford however, as a substitute, they’re specializing in occasions way back.
The Gunners had been large in west London as they saw off the Bees with ease due to targets from William Saliba, Gabriel Jesus, and Fabio Vieira.
Manager Mikel Arteta even helped create Premier League historical past on the day, making Ethan Nwaneri the youngest participant to make an look in the division.
He entered the fray for Vieira on the age of 15 years and 181 days outdated.
And but, after the consequence, it seems not less than one Arsenal participant – Gabriel – was still interested by a recreation greater than a yr in the past.
In August 2021, a newly-promoted Brentford aspect beat them 2-0 on the Gtech Community Stadium.
It rattled Arteta on the time and the Spaniard used it as inspiration for his or her 2-1 win on the Emirates Stadium in February.
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Ahead of the game, he showed his players the tweet, and, as revealed on All or Nothing, he shouted: “Before I go, because it’s still in my stomach and I have managed to keep it for four months, five months, six months.
“This is Toney after the game when we played at Brentford. You know what he did? You know his tweet? Nice kick about with the boys.
“So today they play in our house, guys there is only one team on that f****** pitch – and it’s us! Only one team, it’s like they don’t play football.
“We take that fing ball, we take the game, we go for it and let’s f****** win this game!”
They did, with Alexandre Lacazette parrotting Toney’s tweet after the game.
And now, more than a year after the loss, defender Gabriel has also tweeted the same.
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