Arsenal had a night to forget at Bramall Lane on Monday.
The Gunners were beaten 1-0 by Sheffield United, squandering an opportunity to move into third place in the Premier League.
The result only heightens the pressure on Unai Emery, who hasn’t done much to convince Arsenal supporters that he’s the one to lead the post-Wenger era.
Emery has made Mesut Ozil an outcast but he dearly missed the German’s creativity against the Blades.
At this point, the only thing that’s improved at Arsenal is the kits.
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Perhaps the biggest annoyance is that this fixture felt like a banana skin for the north London side.
The Gunners have repeatedly failed to show up against teams who are more up for it than they are and that proved to be the case on Monday.
Patrice Evra destroys Arsenal
Unsurprisingly, they came under heavy criticism from Patrice Evra and Jamie Carragher in their post-match analysis on Sky Sports.
But nobody was expecting Evra to crucify Arsenal in the manner that he did.
The former Manchester United left-back labelled Arsenal “babies” in a scathing assessment of the Gunners.
Evra also claimed he “knew” he would always win when he faced Arsenal as a Man United player.
"I'm not surprised about Arsenal," Evra said. "I used to call them my babies 10 years ago when I played against them and I still look at them like they are babies and that's the truth.
"I'm not being disrespectful when I say that. They look pretty but they don't look like a winning team.
When I played against Arsenal I was so happy because I knew I was going to win.
Evra continued: "When Robin van Persie joined United I told him on the first day: 'Welcome to a man's club'.
"At the beginning he was upset but after one month he said 'you're complete completely right Patrice. (Against Sheffield United) I was like 'where is (Arsene) Wenger?'"
"Because it's the same."
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