Jorginho: Fans Share Hilarious Reactions As Arsenal Concede Minute After Ex Chelsea Midfielder Was Subbed On

Jorginho: Fans Share Hilarious Reactions As Arsenal Concede Minute After Ex Chelsea Midfielder Was Subbed On

  • Arsenal suffered their second defeat of the Premier League season on Saturday against Everton
  • James Tarwoski fired home the only goal of the match just a minute after Jorginho had been subbed on
  • Jorginho, who recently joined the Gunners from Arsenal came on in the second half of the match

Arsenal conceding a goal just moments after Jorginho was subbed on vs Everton has sparked hilarious reactions from fans online.

The Italian midfielder started from the bench as the Gunners took on relegation-threatened Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday, February 4, during the early kick-off.

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Jorginho reacts during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Arsenal FC at Goodison Park. Photo by Gareth Copley.
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Jorginho recently swapped Chelsea for the North Londoners after he completed a sensational January transfer move to the Emirates Stadium.

The former Napoli star had just a few months left on his deal with the Blues who risked losing him on a free transfer in the summer.

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Jorginho makes Arsenal debut

Mikel Arteta wasted no time in handing the 31-year-old his debut in an Arsenal shirt as he named him in the squad to face Everton.

However, the Italy international had to contend with a place on the bench as Arteta settled on his preferred trio of Granit Xhaka, Thomas Partey, and Martin Odegaard.

With the scores still goalless, the Arsenal boss introduced Jorginho in place of Partey on the hour-mark.

However, the former Chelsea star had a debut to forget as his new side conceded shortly after his introduction, with James Tarwoski firing home the opener.

The incident sparked hilarious reactions from fans, with one posting:

"Jorginho comes on and Arsenal concede, you can take Jorginho out of Chelsea but you can’t take Chelsea out of Jorginho."

A second:

"Jorginho came in and Arsenal has conceded. I’m this life, never get someone who’s close to Chelsea around you."

Another tweeted:

"They changed Partey and brought Jorginho and Arsenal has conceded Chelsea really fraud Arsenal."

A fourth added:

"Jorginho comes on and Arsenal are down, man brought his Chelsea losing spirit."

Cucurella's reaction to Jorginho leaving

Sports Brief had earlier reported that Chelsea full-back Marc Cucurella could not quite believe it when he was informed Jorginho was on the verge of joining Arsenal from the West Londoners.

After missing out on Moises Caicedo, Arsenal turned to the next best thing – Jorginho, who is set to sign a deal that will keep him at the Emirates for 18 months.

Everything is all but done in terms of turning Jorginho into an Arsenal player, and he was pictured in an Arsenal shirt on transfer deadline day.