Tottenham fans have endured a depressing week – European Super League controversy, the sacking of Jose Mourinho and a dismal exhibiting within the League Cup closing, so the very last thing the Spurs trustworthy wanted was being mocked from a former foe.
But that is precisely what they’ve obtained, with the taunt being despatched from none aside from former Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil.
Ozil was a divisive character throughout his seven and a half years at Arsenal, with his time in north London coming to an finish in unsavoury style having been omitted from Arsenal’s 25-man Premier League squad, left to gather his astronomical wages from the substitutes bench.
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The ex-German worldwide now plies his commerce for Turkish outfit Fenerbahce, although he’s but to actually spark his profession with the Superlig aspect into life.
His parting from the Emirates could not have been completely amicable, however his love for Arsenal, and due to this fact his hatred of Tottenham, stays clear for all to see.
The mercurial midfielder tweeted: “It stays dusty…#LeagueCupUltimate,” simply to rub additional salt into Spurs’ wounds.
In simply 40 minutes, the tweet had already racked up greater than 38 thousand likes, with Ozil boasting extra followers on Twitter alone than each Arsenal and Tottenham on their official accounts mixed.
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Defeat for Tottenham to Man City within the closing means they will go the 14-year mark with out a trophy, leaving many fans questioning the choice to half methods with Mourinho, nonetheless the one supervisor to topple Pep Guardiola in a cup closing, per week earlier than the pair would meet at Wembley.
Instead, 29-year-old Ryan Mason took cost – failing to get the higher of a Manchester City aspect who had been rampant from the off, Aymeric Laporte’s 82nd minute header sufficient to safe Pep a fourth Carabao Cup in a row, alongside with Manchester City’s eighth of their historical past.