The news that Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be suspended for the clash between Manchester United and Arsenal has been greeted with a mixed reaction from fans.
Arsenal prepared for the showdown at Old Trafford in two weeks with a 1-1 draw against Tottenham which has seen them drop to fourth place in the Premier League table.
Manchester United on the other hand, secured the result they wanted as Swansea City were beaten 3-1 at the Liberty stadium courtesy of a rare show of quality from new signings Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic who both managed to score.
However, the Red Devils have lost their Swedish striker just when he was rediscovering his goal-scoring form as a yellow card on Sunday means Ibrahimovic will miss the clash against Arsenal because of a fifth booking this season.
Some fans see Zlatan’s upcoming absence as a blessing while others are ruing his one-match ban….
Shame about a Zlatan missing our game, I was looking forward to the Kostafi axis doing what they did to Costa.
— Rosicky's right foot (@ArsenalFresh) November 6, 2016
The bad news isn't zlatan being ineligible to start against arsenal. It's that Rooney's gonna start instead.
— yihui. (@_yihui_) November 6, 2016
Even without Zlatan they'll still stuff us.
— Phil (@philobbas) November 6, 2016
Zlatan to miss Arsenal hahaha yes Martial and Rashford my boys to kill them Arsenal clowns
— Jose Mourinho Out (@snacksinthehall) November 6, 2016
I knew Zlatan was afraid of arsenal nice tactic Swedish caroll…
— ᴀʟʙɪɴⲟᴍⲱᴇus̥̽ɪ (@Theewayne_) November 6, 2016