Hector Bellerin

Arsenal fans in meltdown over Hector Bellerin comments

Ostersunds FK 0 – Arsenal 3

A potential banana skin in the Europa League looks to have been avoided by Arsenal with a comfortable first leg win at Ostersunds FK on Thursday night.

Nacho Monreal bagged the crucial opener on 13 minutes. An own goal from Sotirios Papagiannopoulos on 24 minutes pretty much sealed the tie for Arsenal.

Mesut Ozil confirmed the goal on 58 minutes, from a Henrikh Mkhitaryan assist.

Spanish right back Hector Bellerin played the full 90 minutes and as far as we know did not speak to the media on Thursday night.

Yet, comments given by Bellerin to the Oxford Union last week regarding Arsenal Fan TV have seriously blown up.

Hector Bellerin on Arsenal Fan TV

During his appearance at the Oxford Union, Bellerin was asked what he thinks of Arsenal Fan TV. And, whether Arsenal players are told to watch the famous YouTube channel, or perhaps to ignore it?

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The specific Hector Bellerin segment on Arsenal Fan TV is here:

“They’re just people hustling”

The key line from Bellerin’s comments is undoubtedly: “I think it’s so wrong for someone that claims to be a fan and their success is fed of a failure, so how can that be a fan? So i think they’re just people hustling, trying to make money their way.”

Bellerin points out what many have long claimed about Arsenal Fan TV: The Gooner YouTube channel profits from Arsenal failures.

However, to lay this on genuine Arsenal fans, who travel the world in support of their club, and have built success on their own opinions is very harsh.

Clearly also, the Bellerin comments have been taken out of proportion.

Bellerin simply said that he doesn’t listen to the fans criticism, he listens to his coaches and fellow professional’s opinions. But that doesn’t make it sound very interesting…

Arsenal fans in meltdown

The reaction to Bellerin’s comments has been surprisingly large, with many on Arsenal Fan TV reacting with plenty of rage.

Chief critic of Bellerin is Arsenal Fan TV regular DT, who has responded to the Spaniard’s comments.

The full Hector Bellerin interview at the Oxford Union

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