Chelsea occupying the top spot on the Premier League table is a sight no Arsenal fan will enjoy.
The Blues moved into first place on Sunday evening after their 1-0 win away to Middlesborough, while the Gunners dropped points in a tense 1-1 draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Antonio Conte’s men are now three points ahead of their north London rivals thanks to a winner from Diego Costa – a man widely despised around the Emirates.
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The Spaniard – who has scored ten goals this season – earned an unfavourable reputation among Arsenal supporters after playing a significant role in getting Gabriel sent off at Stamford Bridge last September.
But just as one would think he could not be any more unpopular in the eyes of the Gunners faithful, the Chelsea striker has found a way to enrage them even without the two sides gracing the same pitch.
His sparking form of late has commanded praise from just about everyone – including opposition players, it seems.
With this is in mind, perhaps some can empathise with why Arsenal loanee Calum Chambers asked Costa for his shirt after Middlesborough lost to the new league leaders at the Riverside Stadium.
Arsenal fans, though, are having none of it, and have taken to Twitter to express their disapproval towards the 21-year-old defender.
Players exchanging shirts after the final whistle is nothing new in football, especially when the trade involves a particularly iconic or in-form player.
However, maybe Arsenal fans do have good reason to be annoyed by the incident given their previous sour experiences with Costa.
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