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‘He should be booed’ – Some Arsenal fans defend behaviour after Mustafi jeers in US friendly

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Talk of Shkodran Mustafi being booed during Arsenal’s 3-0 pre-season win over Colorado Rapids in the early hours of Tuesday morning has shown the brutal side of Arsenal’s fanbase.

Mustafi was said to have been subject to jeers following the announcement of his appearance as he came on in the second half, captaining the side towards a routine victory.

But rumours of the German being jeered at by his own fans during the game in Denver has angered parts of the fanbase, with supporters criticising each other for failing to give the centre-back the backing they felt he deserved.

As one fan in particular pointed out, the current situation at the back for Arsenal – with no incomings in that position and Laurent Koscielny effectively on strike – means that Mustafi, while guilty of some high-profile errors throughout his Arsenal career, could yet become a key player for The Gunners next season and therefore warranting of the fans’ encouragement.

However, some of the responses to that stance may have been a little surprising – with some supporters backing the decision of others to boo one of their own players:

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