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“Flamini is a cancer”: Arsenal fans cross the line reacting to Frenchman’s disastrous Barcelona cameo

Mathieu Flamini’s cameo against Barcelona tonight will go down in Arsenal history…and not for the right reasons. But he does not deserve this.

The French midfielder conceded a penalty within 45 seconds of his late introduction in Arsenal’s 2-0 first-leg defeat in the Champions League.

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His rash judgement in taking down Lionel Messi has left the Gunners with a huge mountain to climb in next month’s second leg at the Camp Nou.

But rather than accept defeat to a Messi-inspired Barca – the Argentine scored both goals at the Emirates – Gooners vented their anger at Flamini.

The 31-year-old, already occasionally a figure of ridicule at Arsenal, was subjected to some truly horrible Twitter taunts from his own fans.

Here is a selection of some of the harshest abuse. We’ve thrown a few funny tweets in there too just to lighten the mood. You decide which is which…

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