Date: 6th March 2007 at 12:01pm
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Gilberto Silva has revealed he suffered racist taunts for the first and only time as an Arsenal player at the hands of the fans of tomorrows oponents, PSV.

However the Brazilian powerhouse also revealed how the incident did not faze him as, the professional that he is, he was fully focused on the match.

‘I never experienced this kind of thing in particular, but when I first came to Arsenal we had it,’ he said.

‘We were playing in Holland and it was against PSV.’

‘At the end, some of the fans started to sing monkey songs. But I just noticed it at the end of the game.’

‘The players were talking about it. They were upset but, for me, it didn’t have any effect because I couldn’t understand it and I was fully focused on the match.’

‘That was the only time I’ve really had this particular kind of problem.’

Lets we have no repeat performance from the visiting fans tomorrow.

 

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