Don’t understand why Wenger sold him’ … Arsenal fans react as former star shines
Former Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista impressed as his current team Valencia drew 1-1 with Barcelona in a top-of-the-table La Liga clash on Sunday, and Gunners fans were quick to have their say on his performance.
The 27-year-old made 64 appearances for the north London outfit during two-and-a-half years at the Emirates, but he failed to establish himself as a regular in the starting XI during that time before he was sold to Valencia in August.
However, the Brazilian has been in fine form for the Spanish club this term and they currently lie second in the standings having conceded just 12 goals in their 13 league games.
Arsenal supporters took to social media to give their thoughts on the centre-back, and while one said “still don’t understand why Wenger sold Gabriel”, another said “shame he never really got a chance”.
Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…
Gabriel Paulista just proves that Arsenal don't work on defending enough in training he's been class since signing for Valencia currently beating Barca 1-0 with 10 mins left
— Steve (@goonersteve12) November 26, 2017
Gabriel paulista is bossing it at the highest level in spain have we missed out on him?
— ARSENAL FC (@wengeroutfans) November 26, 2017
Gabriel is doing bits at Valencia this season. Shame he never really got a chance at the Arsenal
— goatjic (@StefflonDon10) November 26, 2017
Gabriel is doing so well at Valencia. A talented CB who never really got a great run in the team at #afc.
— Sam (@samuelJayC) November 26, 2017
Still don't understand why Wenger sold Gabriel Paulista #AFC
— mohamed (@BremHajji) November 26, 2017