Arsenal’s Community Shield hero Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has responded to recent criticism about our squad from Roy Keane, who claimed that our players were more interested in selfies than winning trophies, The Guardian reports.
Keane, who is prone to the odd outrageous outburst, stated that there are a few players in our squad who concentrate more on how they look in the mirror than winning football games.
“They also have one or two players who are more interested in selfies and six-packs, guys who are trying to get their pictures taken every day of the week,” Keane was quoted as saying (via Sky Sports).
However, Oxlade-Chamberlain rejected that notion and instead was quick to remind Keane that football has moved along with the times in recent years.
“It’s a new era, isn’t it,” The Ox was quoted as saying by The Guardian.
“Some people do it, some don’t. We’re serious about winning trophies.
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“Personally, and I can speak for the rest of the squad, we’ve been serious every single year I’ve been at the club about winning trophies.”
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Keane’s statement didn’t even require a response such was its ridiculous nature, and the former Manchester United man must be suffering from slight memory loss regarding his idea about our lack of trophies.
We have won back-to-back FA Cups and Community Shields in just over a year, and the players have taken many selfies between that period.
The correlation between the number of selfies that are taken and the success of a team is pretty non-existent and I for one hope the players send a personalised selfie to Keane if we win the Premier League in May.