Diehard Arsenal fan Piers Morgan has called on Mikel Arteta to go after a humiliating start to today's early kick-off with Manchester City.
The Gunners went into the Etihad clash in desperate need of a win after back-to-back defeats in their opening two Premier League fixtures.
But just 11 minutes into the tie, City found themselves 2-0 up thanks to goals from Ilkay Gundogan and Ferran Torres.
By half-time, it was 3-0 and Granit Xhaka had been sent off for a dangerous challenge on Joao Cancelo.
Arsenal fans took to social media to condemn the dreadful start to proceedings – and Morgan was no different, calling for Arteta to leave.
"This is a f****** shambles. Arteta has to go," he tweeted to his 7.9m followers.
Before the first-half was over, Xhaka made things worse with a reckless challenge that saw him sent off by referee Martin Atkinson.
"Xhaka is brain-dead. What a stupid reckless tackle," Morgan added, as the Swiss star trudged off the pitch.
Before kick-off, Morgan sent a rallying cry to Arsenal and urged them to give 100 per cent against champions City.
"Turn up, Arsenal. That’s all I ask: turn up, fight, battle, compete," he tweeted.
"I’ll forgive losing to a much better team – I won’t forgive less than 100% commitment from every single player. TURN UP."
Morgan's pre-match message clearly didn't work, with his beloved Arsenal two goals down inside 10 minutes.
Calum Chambers was beaten easily in the air for the opener, as Gundogan met Gabriel Jesus' cross at the back post.
Shortly after, Torres got on the scoresheet as he evaded the Arsenal backline to poke one home from close range.
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The pressure is now firmly on Arteta, who is the short-priced favourite when it comes to which Premier League manager will leave their post first this term.
The Spaniard earned a little reprieve this week after the 6-0 hammering of West Brom in the Carabao Cup.
But today's start at the Etihad has once again shone the spotlight on Arteta and his future at Arsenal.
The Gunners face Norwich at home in their next league fixture after the upcoming international break.
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