‘Unai Emery sold Lucas Moura to Spurs when he was at PSG #EmeryOut’: Arsenal fans jokingly slam manager for playing role in Tottenham’s Champions League semi-final heroics
- Arsenal fans were disappointed by Unai Emery’s part in Tottenham’s success
- Lucas Moura scored a hat trick as Spurs beat Ajax in the Champions League
- Emery sold the semi-final saviour to Spurs during his time in charge of PSG
- Arsenal fans will reluctantly watch Spurs play their first Champions League final
Arsenal fans have voiced their frustrations after realising manager Unai Emery sold Lucas Moura to London rivals Tottenham during his time in charge of Paris Saint-Germain.
Moura scored a sensational second-half hat-trick to earn Spurs victory over Ajax in the Champions League semi-final second leg.
The Brazilian fired into the bottom corner with seconds remaining to complete a 41-minute treble and set up an all-English Champions League final against Liverpool on June 1.
Arsenal fans have criticised Unai Emery for selling Lucas Moura to Tottenham as PSG boss
Moura scored three for Spurs in the Champions League semi-final second leg against Ajax
The result means Gunners fans will have to watch their local rivals compete in their first Champions League final.
Some football fans saw the funny side of Emery handing Tottenham their semi-final saviour.
One fan said: ‘Emery sold Lucas to Spurs when he was at PSG #EmeryOut.’
Lucas Moura celebrates with Toby Alderweireld (left) and Dele Alli (right) after the winner
Another person tweeted: ‘Unai Emery selling Lucas Moura to Spurs, for him to score a Champions League semi final hattrick he truly is the enemy of that football club.’
One supporter said: ‘Worst season to be an Arsenal fan since I can remember. Pretty sure it was Emery who sold Lucas Moura to Spurs.’
Moura shed a tear in the aftermath of the game, hailing the goal as the finest moment of his career so far.
‘Of course it is the greatest night of my career,’ Moura said. ‘Three goals in the semi-final of the Champions League is unbelievable.
Lucas Moura had to wipe away tears as he watched back footage of his winning goal
‘It is an emotional day. Football is amazing, it gives you this special moment.’
‘We needed to give everything and when I scored the first goal it gave us a new motivation and I always believed in the fight, I am very proud of my team-mates.
‘That is our game, the intensity, the aggressiveness – that is our game, we need to do it every game.
‘I am so happy, so proud, everyone deserves it – my team-mates, the staff, everyone is amazing.’