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Arsenal to Drop Andre Santos for Half-Time Robin Van Persie Shirt Request

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Arsenal left-back Andre Santos could lose his place in the wake of his bizarre shirt controversy during the 2-1 defeat at Manchester United.

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is considering removing out-of-form Santos from the firing line for the Champions League trip to Schalke tomorrow night.

Brazilian Santos caused ­controversy by asking former ­­team-mate Robin van Persie for his shirt at half-time against United.

Kieran Gibbs, who is back in training, is ready to return or Thomas Vermaelen could play left-back. Laurent Koscielny may even return in central defence.

SOURCE: Daily Mirror

One would have thought the Brazilian’s inept display at Old Trafford would warrant being dropped ahead of his bizarre decision to request Robin Van Persie’s shirt at half-time.

The Gunners wide-man had a shocker and is beginning to look like a player Wenger should look to offload in January. The 29 year old is postionally unaware, error prone and seemingly unable to cross a ball and given the good form Kieran Gibbs showed before he was once again side-lined, there is a decent chance that the former Fenerbahce man could be on his way to the Emirates Stadium exit.


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