Everton 1-3 Man City: Arsenal fans taunt Iwobi over sub role

Everton 1-3 Man City: Arsenal fans taunt Iwobi over sub role

Alex Iwobi has left Arsenal after a six-year spell, but fans at the Emirates club will not let him be.

They taunted the Nigerian international for his substitution role in Saturday's 3-1 home defeat to Manchester City.

In the encounter, Iwobi was dropped from the starting line-up in favour of Theo Walcott, but just seven minutes into the game, the Nigerian was called upon to replace the English after suffering a head injury from a Raheem Sterling cross.

But Iwobi did not see the game out and was substituted by manager Marco Silva in the second half, coming off to be replaced by another summer signing Moise Kean.

That incident brought about plenty of reaction on social media.

“Alex Iwobi subbed on then subbed off after an hour. He cost £40m by the way,” Jackson Bowen tweeted.

Jay Farrell wrote,” Everton need to show some respect to my boy Iwobi. Marco Silva should be sacked, no one disrespects Iwobi.”

“Iwobi came off the bench and he gets taken off Loool. We sold this guy for £35m+,” Mustapha Hakeem wrote.

“Alex Iwobi, who came on as a substitute, has been substituted. @Everton we told you,” Charles Osborne tweeted.

“Iwobi subbed on and off is so disrespectful, £32m we got for Iwobi,”Yasiin Bey added.

“£35m for Iwobi and he didn’t start the game, gets out on and then subbed again and arsenal fans wanted to keep him.”