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

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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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