‘Damn’ – These Arsenal fans troll Man United after stat proves fringe ace is better than Bruno Fernandes in this area

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Some Arsenal fans have started to poke fun at their Manchester United counterparts on social media after learning that Joe Willock has scored more goals from open play than Bruno Fernandes.

All five of Willock’s goals across all competitions this season have come from open play, whilst Fernandes has done so just four times since joining the Red Devils in January.

Fernandes has a total of 12 goals, with 8 coming from the penalty spot and one being a free-kick, leaving the playmaker’s tally from open play since joining at three.

Some Arsenal supporters have been relentless in their trolling of fans of rivals United since unearthing this stat, with one branding superstar Fernandes a ‘penalty merchant’.

Here’s how some Arsenal fans reacted to the statistic:

Some of the Red Devils’ faithful will no doubt contest this stat as it may be deemed unfair to count Willock’s entire season tally compared to Fernandes’ only since he moved to Old Trafford.

However Arsenal supporters can rebut this point as Fernandes has played considerably more minutes than young Willock has since he arrived in England.

Fernandes’ six months so far with the Red Devils have actually seen the playmaker play just 20 minutes less than Willock managed in the entire season, with the ace playing a particularly lesser role for the Gunners in the second-half of the season.

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