talkSPORT hosts Andy Goldstein and Jason Cundy had been left totally baffled by a fan’s suggestion Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta is the THIRD-BEST coach within the Premier League.
Khaled the Gooner joined Monday’s Sports activities Bar to provide the duo a bit of his thoughts, insisting his beloved staff ‘don’t get sufficient credit score’… regardless of being tenth within the desk.
However the hosts had been left speechless by his daring declare that solely Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp are above Arteta, following his hyperlinks with the Barcelona job.
Arsenal claimed simply their 11th win of the season on Sunday as they beat top-four challengers Leicester City 3-1 on the King Energy Stadium.
It was an ideal win for the north London aspect, however when the consequence means you climb up one place from 11th to tenth, there’s not an ideal deal to rejoice, is there?
Nicely, it appears the jubilation went to this Arsenal fan’s head, and led to not solely a ruthless dressing down from Goldstein and Cundy, but additionally a Numpty of the Week nomination on the talkSPORT Breakfast.
That will appear a bit harsh, however you haven’t seen his argument… which didn’t take lengthy to mess up.
Examine your details, folks!
Khaled the Gooner: “I really feel we don’t get sufficient reward from talkSPORT.”
Cundy: “However… you’re mid-table, Khaled.”
Khaled: “We’re mid-table in the mean time however you possibly can’t disagree with the actual fact we’ve bought the third-best supervisor within the league – there’s little doubt about that. After Pep and Klopp…”
*Cundy laughing hysterically*
Khaled: “I don’t know why Jason’s laughing… why do you assume Barcelona are in for him?”
Cundy: “Khaled, you possibly can’t FACTUALLY say that, it is a league the place you’ve bought Jose Mourinho, Carlo Ancelotti…”
Khaled: “Jose’s a dinosaur, mate.”
Cundy: “That could be the case, however he’s a dinosaur with trophies hanging off his each limb!”
Khaled: “I’m sorry, mate, however what are you basing that on?”
Erm… historical past? Reality? Issues that truly occurred?
Khaled: “Arteta got here in final 12 months and received us the FA Cup… he’s higher than Jose and he’s a greater supervisor than Ole. So Manchester United are second in the mean time… however what’s Ole received? You don’t get a trophy for coming second.”
Cundy: “Khaled, you’ve misplaced extra video games than Brighton!”
Khaled: “However the place are Brighton within the league? We’ve WON extra video games than Brighton. It’s a lifeless argument! We’ve received the identical quantity of video games as Liverpool, so I can throw that one proper again at you.”
Goldstein: “Sorry, sorry, no you haven’t – Liverpool have received 12 video games, Arsenal have received 11. So that you haven’t!”
Khaled: “Nicely, up till this weekend, then!”
Goldstein: “Khaled, I’ve bought to be sincere with you, I don’t know should you’re winding me up, however should you genuinely consider Arteta is the third-best supervisor within the Premier League, you is likely to be essentially the most silly particular person I’ve ever spoken to in my life.”
And, as common Sports activities Bar listeners would know, that’s saying one thing.