Werder Bremen and Arsenal got into some friendly banter on Twitter after Bremen's £4.5million summer signing from Arsenal, Serge Gnabry, scored a hattrick for the German National team. The 21-year-old was handed his debut by Joachim Low paid back his manager with three brilliant goals.
San Marino were thumped 8-0 by the Germans in the Group C World Cup Qualifiers and Gnabry's current employers' official Twitter account had a bit of a laugh at Arsenal's expense. Not only that the Bundesliga club had the audacity to tag Arsenal into their tweet as well.
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The tweet gathered some momentum on social media with more than 20,000 retweets and eventually made its way to the Emirates Stadium in London.
Arsenal tweeted a picture of their own in response. The picture showed Ray Parlour scoring one of his treble of goals against the German team in a 4-2 win in the UEFA Cup win 2000, with a caption reading "On the subject of hat-tricks, remember this?"
Gnabry has had an impressive start to his Bundesliga career as well, scoring 4 goals in 9 matches. Arsenal fans might be left to wonder what if?