Rio Ferdinand has defended Arsenal’s Gabriel (Photos: YouTube/Getty)
The Gunners secured their sixth win from seven top-flight video games and returned to the highest of the Premier League with a 3-0 victory at Brentford on Sunday.
First-half targets from in-form William Saliba and £50m summer time signing Gabriel Jesus put Arsenal in management, earlier than Fabio Vieira capped a powerful show with a strike from 25 yards after the break.
Arsenal succumbed to a demoralising 2-0 defeat within the corresponding fixture final season and positively loved placing issues proper over the weekend.
After final 12 months’s recreation, Brentford’s Toney took a delicate swipe at Arsenal by tweeting ‘good kick about with the boys’, which Gabriel referenced after Sunday’s routine victory.
Talking on his YouTube channel, Ferdinand stated: ‘Are you aware what? I cherished Gabriel’s tweet. I cherished that banter.
‘Toney hammered them final season together with his tweet, now it’s Arsenal’s flip. It was beautiful, I like to see it.
The Gunners defender taunted Brentford striker Ivan Toney (Image: Getty)
‘If I used to be taking part in, that’s what I’d be doing on a regular basis. I might be smoking individuals on Twitter earlier than the sport. I’d take the fines, I might.’
Toney, in the meantime, has admitted he needed to cease himself from ‘nibbling’ again at Arsenal and referred to as the social media posts ‘a bit cringey’.
Former Gunners striker Alexandre Lacazette additionally used the components to mock Brentford after Arsenal received 2-1 of their residence fixture final season.
‘I feel as soon as was humorous, second time a bit cringy however I bit my tongue, I needed to answer, I needed to nibble however truthful play to them they performed very properly,’ Toney instructed a press convention on Tuesday following his England call-up.
‘They’re a special Arsenal facet to what we performed earlier than they usually performed very properly, truthful play to them, they’re doing properly.’
Following the worldwide break, Arsenal return to Premier League motion in opposition to north London rivals Tottenham. Brentford, in the meantime, face Bournemouth subsequent.
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