Date: 16th February 2017 at 2:14pm
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Things weren’t exactly going well for Arsenal as such against Bayern Munich before the loss of Laurent Koscielny in the second half but when the captain was forced off they fell apart on Wednesday.

After Koscielny was forced off Arsenal’s Champions League season virtually ended with a second half spell seeing eventually seeing the Gunners come away from the Allianz Arena having suffered a 5-1 defeat.

I think we’ll all agree we will now need something of a miracle to come back in the second leg to make it into the quarter-finals.

When Koscielny was forced off the captaincy was handed over with Kieran Gibbs taking on the armband. That decision has been questioned by former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane who said you know you’re in ‘huge trouble’ if Gibbs is seen as the leader.

Keane told ITV Sport, via the Mirror.

‘When I see Gibbs with the captain’s armband on at the end of the game, you are in trouble. If he is your captain or your leader, if he is the guy who is going to bring everyone together, you are in huge trouble.’

This was an odd decision in many ways as aside from the fact he’s a long serving player at Arsenal’s the left back hasn’t always found first team football easy to come across this season. He also wouldn’t be considered as leader material would he?

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