Date: 11th January 2018 at 6:18am
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Arsenal put in a creditable performance against Chelsea in the first leg of the League Cup semi-final at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.

There was a shock for Arsenal fans before a ball was kicked after Alexis Sanchez was left out of the starting XI, probably signifying the end of his tenure at the Emirates.

Man City have been heavily linked with a January move for the player and it looks likely that he’ll join the runaway league leaders now.

Given that distraction, Arsenal fans were happy with a draw after Chelsea dominated play in the second half of the match but couldn’t break down a resolute (and occasionally lucky) Gunners defence.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles made his 17th appearance of the season for Arsenal and he put in another confident display, making Arsenal fans confident that they’ve got a real prospect on their hands.

Here is a selection of the best tweets from Arsenal fans:

In other Arsenal news, it has been reported that the Gunners are ready to trigger the release clause for this Argentine star.

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