Piers Morgan offered Trump the chance to manage Arsenal and everyone made the same joke

If you've stumbled across Piers Morgan's Twitter page you will know that he is a big Arsenal fan.

When things aren't going the team's way he tends to aim a fair bit of criticism in the direction of the long-serving boss of the Gunners Arsene Wenger.

If you were to ask most Arsenal fans who they would like to see replace Wenger at the helm of their club the last name of the list would probably be Donald Trump.

During an upcoming interview with the US President, Morgan jokingly invited Trump to become the new manager of the North London side and presented him with an Arsenal shirt with "Trump 45" on the back (a reference to Trump being the 45th US President).

After Morgan shared the image on Twitter on Friday evening it quickly went viral and football fans had a lot of things to say about the gesture.

Of course, there were a lot of jokes, to begin with.

Even Arsenal footballer Hector Bellerin got involved and didn't hide his feelings.

Although Morgan's stunt was clearly just a bit of fun there was a more serious element that he overlooked.

As many people pointed out, a number of Arsenal's players such as Mesut Ozil are Muslim. President Trump infamously shared anti-Muslim tweets and videos from Britain First's deputy leader Jayda Fransen - something he has tentatively apologised for.

Players Alex Iwobi and Mohamed Elneny are also of African descent, a continent that Trump alleged referred to as "sh**hole countries." The president has since said in a letter that he 'deeply respects' the people of Africa.

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