Evan Toni described Gabriel Magalhaes’ tweet after Arsenal’s win over Brentford as “embarrassing”.
Arsenal returned to the top of the Premier League with a 3-0 win, which then caused the defender to write: ‘Nice kick with the boys’ in response to something Tony tweeted last year.
In the corresponding match last season, as Brentford won 2-0 in their first Premier League game, Toni wrote a “nice kick with the boys”, infuriating Arsenal and coach Mikel. Arteta even used it as a motivator in team talk For the reverse game.
It had the desired effect as Arsenal won 2-1, Alexandre Lacazette posted the same phrase to mock Tony’s previous tweet.
Gabriel She followed suit after winning the weekendagain: “Nice kick with the boys – but this time Tony didn’t see the funny side.
“I think once was funny, the second time was a little embarrassing,” he joked. “I bit my tongue, I wanted to respond and I wanted to chomp.
“But fair play for them, they are an Arsenal team that is different from the team we played before.”
Tony is hoping to tweet about his England debut after getting his first call-up after a good start to the campaign with the bees.
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“Very surreal,” added Tony when asked how it feels to be in and around the team preparing for matches.
“I feel like sitting here at the top of England is a huge privilege for me and my family as well as for my club.
“It’s not just me who did this, everyone around me played a big role.”
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