Arsenal sold Emiliano Martinez to Aston Villa this summer and signed Runar Alex Runarsson as the backup for number one goalkeeper Bernd Leno.
It certainly seemed like a poor piece of business on Tuesday evening as the Gunners slumped to a 1-4 defeat at the Emirates at the hands of Carabao Cup defenders Manchester City.
— D9INE FOOTBALL (@D9INExFOOTBALL1) December 22, 2020
Here’s what Riyad Mahrez, who took the free-kick, had to say about it after the match.
🗣 “I was surprised about the positioning of the keeper, he was so close to the post”
Riyad Mahrez on his free-kick goal against Rúnarsson pic.twitter.com/7HN1PW1Vrj
— Football Daily (@footballdaily) December 22, 2020