‘Looks a different player’,’Man of the match’: Some fans praise this Arsenal star after win
Several Arsenal fans were full of praise for one of the players who featured at the back for the Gunners in the victory over Leeds United on Monday night.
The Gunners welcomed Leeds to the Emirates stadium on Monday night, only a few days after that brilliant show against Manchester United which saw them win 2-0.
For Mikel Arteta, that victory represented a major stepping stone for his team to turn around their season after a very worrying start to the 2019/20 campaign.
The new Arsenal manager decided to hand Sokratis a start at right-back on Monday, with Ainsley Maitland-Niles being rested, due to the limited amount of options in that position.
The former Dortmund star has faced his critics this season and the clash with Leeds could have seen him attract more criticism as he played in a very unfamiliar role.
However, Sokratis produced a solid display that saw several fans praise him on social media…
Sokratis – my man of the match
Man's winning me over little by little.
— 9jagooners (@9jaGooners) January 6, 2020
Great performance from Sokratis considering he’s had to play RB and cover for a nervous Holding
— Cian (@cian_afc) January 6, 2020
I'm loving Sokratis under Arteta. Not gonna lie #ARSLEE
— Paul McG AFC ☘️© (@Afcpmg) January 6, 2020
Sokratis Papastathopoulos. The right-back. Our Greek warrior! 💪pic.twitter.com/3aHgXZpW0N
— AfcVIP⁴⁹ (@VipArsenal) January 7, 2020
Sokratis was great tonight!
I don’t know what Arteta is feeding these people but it’s good.
— Jess.E (@JuiccyJess) January 6, 2020