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Piers Morgan sums up 3 Arsenal players after nervy win - he isn't happy with one

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Arsenal hung on on Saturday afternoon to secure a vital three points against Swansea City.

The Gunners had look to have things wrapped up after taking a 3-1 lead around the hour mark. However, a Swansea second 10 minutes later and a Granit Xhaka red card meant a nervy final 15 minutes at the Emirates.

Arsene Wenger's men hung on, though, and typically outspoken Gooner Piers Morgan was quick to have his say on the game on Twitter after the final whistle. Assessing three Arsenal player, in particular, he praised two key stars but labelled one of their teammates "idiotic". Judging by the responses to the tweet - seen below - not every fan agrees.

The fact the first word of Morgan's tweet was "Phew" shows how relieved he and every other Arsenal fan was to hear the final whistle. Considering their recent history of throwing away wins, you can understand it too.

As for the three players singled out by the journalist/presenter, the two goalscorers on the day got a mention. As did the man who failed to see out the full 90 minutes.

The praise for Walcott is well deserved after the England international continued his hot start to the season with a further two goals. It could have been more too had he not spurned a couple of chances late on.

As for Ozil, when is an Arsenal fan ever not impressed with the German playmaker? And, considering his goal this afternoon, there was extra reason to wax lyrical.

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However, it is Morgan's interpretation of Xhaka's red card - his first in English football - that has led to something of a backlash from fellow Twitter users.

The Swiss midfielder saw red in the 70th minute after a cynical foul on a Swansea opponent prevented the Welsh side mounting a counterattack when trailing 3-2.

As you can see, it wasn't the best of challenges from Xhaka. However, a straight red card from referee Jon Moss appeared very harsh in a lot of people's eyes. As you can see from some of the replies to Morgan's tweet labeling the tough-tackling midfielder "idiotic".

Even when Arsenal win, Morgan manages to stir up some controversy amongst his fellow Gooners.

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