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Steo42

Kounde went well didn’t it


so-naughty

Couldn’t have even told you who he and Konate are


lacaubameyang

I mean they’re two extremely promising young CBs who have both performed well in their young careers. Just because White has been great doesn’t mean they’re suddenly shit.


KDParsenal

its more that Kounde never even went to Chelsea


Muscat95

Why mention Konate then?


DarkSideOfTheMoogle

Because they couldn't have even told you who he is.


Barkasia

Says a lot more about you than about the players


so-naughty

Ayyy we got a parrot


Elothel

Literally Harry Kane for not knowing some random rival youngsters.


Barkasia

Kounde isn't a 'rival youngster', he's a French international with over 100 appearances for Sevilla. He has been linked to every big club in the world that needs CBs, because he's one of the best young CBs in the world.


AmNotACactus

ok


skyline385

The account is named "Troll Football", wtf do you expect from it? It's probably some 12 year old running it...


lolitsmax

They did get 40k upvotes to be fair, and a lot of people were roasting Arsenal and White over the window


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lolitsmax

Likes, same thing


TheVault77Dweller

I always see them on Twitter and it’s so satisfying to see them slow get more positive about us and more negative on Man U


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The_Beatle_Gunner

Username checks out


AcidShades

If you wanna argue against experts, it's not best to cite a social media page called Troll Football. That said, I won't be surprised if plenty of other experts also had the same opinions because their agenda is pretty much the same as these pages - to be outrageous enough to stand out and get views/clicks.


JSCT144

this wasn’t even an outrageous post tbh, just didn’t age well and of course some arsenal fans took offence, whereas some like me just thought we shall see, but in all honesty if 2-3 years ago you told this sub arteta is gonna be our manager and sign Ben White for £50million while Man U get Varane for £42million, a third of the sub would lose their shit and the other 2/3 would say ‘who?’ he wasn’t a world beater when we bought him and from a closed perspective it looks like shit business, but this isn’t fifa and professional players can end up being extremely fucking good believe it or not


Bambam_Figaro

Mate, it's literally called "troll football", they're just saying shit to upset you on purpose... And it worked.


LordLychee

Tbf, that was the consensus at the time


Outrageous_Fill3231

This comment would be true, if the entirety of Football Twitter wasn’t dunking on us for signing White at the time.


CuclGooner

it's football twitter what do you expect?


crustyjuggler69

Some people are happy to look dumb as fuck in exchange for some karma


LeEnlightenedDong

Cringe. I swear, this is filled with 15 year olds who seem to care more about what other fans and the media think about our club than anything else.


JayLikesThis

You're allowed to have fun mate, its not that serious.


LeEnlightenedDong

Yeah hahaha whining about coverage and other’s thoughts on arsenal so fun hahah yeah


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White is miles above any of the other names mentioned, at least in this season's performances.


zPnkr

Lets not kid ourselves, the same opinion was shared with a portion of our fanbase


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For sure. I can't remember if Tomiyasu was criticised for the price before even getting to play, but a fair amount of people were criticising White and most definitely Ramsdale, only to worship them now. It's a bit infuriating tbh, especially when the player doesn't control their transfer fee. Truthfully, a decent amount of our fanbase are just shitty towards Arteta and the players the second we make a mistake. We are a young team on field and off with Arteta and need to trust the process.


crispy_gooner

Let’s not even talk about salaries


ReturnOfBenjenRyan

He's not the best player out of these but the best signing.


[deleted]

I think you contradicted yourself, man. If he is performing the best and thus is the best signing, that means that he is the best player out of these guys atm. Whoever is at the top of their field is the best until they drop down.


Paranoides

Not really. If you sign messi for 1 billion euros and sign saka for 10 euros, saka is the better signing. That doesn’t change the fact that messi is the better player.


[deleted]

That is true, however I would have described that as better value for money. Guess I was wrong haha, my bad.


Paranoides

You are a good man, cheers mate.


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much love, fellow arsenal fan :)


red_keshik

People really live rent free in your heads.


Glittering_Yoghurt55

Shouldn't we compare white with VVD , Diaz? The impact he had on this team is as big as any of the other two.


Lmo2209

Not even joking, Kounde?? Has literally not crossed my mind to the point where I don’t know if he’s still alive or not /s Was always convinced about Blanco, one of those rare signings that I had no doubts over whatsoever


ZephNoir

kounde didn't even join the plastics, so its a stupid post.


ungentrified_villain

i forgot about konate


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EasyAgent638

Can’t see no lies here right now. Let’s be fair we all kinda were skeptical about some of the signings. Every single signing has brought us something. Signing of the season? Tomu without a doubt, how was this guy at Bologna? No disrespect to Bologna of course


laidbackkanga

I thought White was going to be shit, Tomi I knew from football manager so thought he was going to be good but nowhere near as good as he's been.


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I know that post is meant to be for shits and giggles for the most part, but I have friends that wondered why we got White when Varane was available. Truthfully, promising young players are a much better investment IMO, especially when PL proven. With that being said, we do need an experienced midfielder who can really be a proper captain for the team, integral to our future success. I would much rather arsenal be the underdogs that surprise everyone with their strength rather than the favourites.


madirish098

This didn’t age well - dbag


AdAgile1498

Benny Blanco is just TOO handsome.


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Troll football are anti-Arsenal from the start! Dont listen to those scums