Serge Gnabry posts humorous Twitter message as Arsenal inch past Sutton
By Will Butcher
Serge Gnabry has taken a dig at Sutton’s reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw on Twitter after Arsenal secured a 2-0 FA Cup win at Gander Green Lane.
Former Arsenal winger Gnabry left the Gunners in the summer after struggling to hold down a regular starting spot under Arsene Wenger, joining Bundesliga outfit Werder Bremen.
Posting on his personal Twitter account, Gnabry comically claimed that 45-year-old Shaw decided to eat a pie on the substitutes’ bench after realising Sutton “can’t beat Arsenal”.
— Serge Gnabry (@SergeGnabry) February 21, 2017
The Daily Mail have reported that Shaw is now under investigation for pulling off the stunt in the 83rd minute, as Sun Bets had offered 8-1 odds of Shaw eating a pie prior to the match.
In the aftermath of that, in a move that’s taken the gloss off Sutton’s run, The Telegraph has reported that Shaw has tendered his resignation to the club, who have accepted it.
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Goals from summer signing Lucas Perez and England international Theo Walcott secured a relatively comfortable night for the Gunners, as they progressed into the quarter finals of the FA Cup.
Wenger’s side will now face another non-league opponent in the last eight in the form of Lincoln City, after they defied the odds to beat Premier League Burnley 1-0 at Turf Moor.
Since moving back to his home country, Gnabry has been in wonderful form for Werder Bremen after having a hand in 10 goals during his 20 league and cup appearances.
Scoring eight goals against the likes of Borussia Monchengladbach, RedBull Leipzig and Schalke, the two-time Germany international has also provided two assists.
However, it remains clear that Gnabry’s thoughts are still with Arsenal after his most recent Tweet.