Mesut Ozil has been despatched a thanks message, whereas it’s been prompt Arsenal did not ‘act with class’ amid the sacking of their beloved membership mascot Gunnersaurus.
The Gunners’ mascot of 27 years fell sufferer to the membership’s cost-cutting measures in October.
An absence of followers at video games has impacted income on matchdays and Gunnersaurus joined 55 different redundancies in north London.
Followers have been outraged on the therapy of the mascot, who’s portrayed by Jerry Quy, they know and love.
Gunners outcast Ozil supplied to pay Quy’s whole wage in order that Gunnersaurus may reside on, and the transfer shortly grew to become a PR catastrophe for Arsenal.
The membership all the time insisted Gunnersaurus wouldn’t be gone eternally, and the mascot introduced his return to the Emirates through Twitter on Tuesday night time.
Nevertheless, it was understood he has been supplied the prospect to be on a brand new roster of people that will rotate the position of Gunnersaurus.
An Arsenal spokesperson stated: “As we’ve all the time stated Gunnersaurus is a crucial a part of Arsenal and a preferred determine for our followers around the globe.
“Gunner by no means went away however as a result of virus restrictions there have been restricted alternatives for him to look in public.”
However in a press release on Twitter, Quy’s son prompt Arsenal did not act with class and claims the membership ‘see him as an extinct dinosaur’.
Daniel Quy additionally issued a thanks message to Ozil, in addition to George Allen, who arrange a GoFundMe web page for Gunnersaurus earlier than revealing all funds obtained can be donated to charities of Jerry Quy’s selection.
Under you possibly can learn Daniel Quy’s assertion in full.