Rwanda’s president was raging at Arsenal’s pitiful performance against Brentford on Twitter just days ago, now the nation’s tourism brand have signed a new £40m deal.
The Premier League season kicked-off with a shock underdog victory, as the newly-promoted Bees stung Arsenal 2-0. Mikel Arteta’s side promptly received a merciless slating from all sides.
The extension comes after the country’s president Paul Kagame went on a rant about the team
The sleeves of the north Londoners’ shirts have been occupied by Visit Rwanda since 2018 and despite watching the match, have signed a four-year extension to their sponsorship deal.
Kagame has claimed that Arsenal fans ‘don’t deserve this’ performance in a Twitter rant
‘I am sure we all know on whose shoulders the heaviest burden rests. I hope they know too or even accept it!’
Mikel Arteta and transfer chief Edu are already under pressure after match-day one of the Premier League season, which unfathomably suggested the club could continue their slide.
Arsenal finished eighth last season putting in nightmarishly similar performances to the one displayed on Friday night.
They’ll hope they return of key men Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette will boost them, as Edu scrambles to bring-in Martin Odegaard from Real Madrid after the midfielder’s six-month load last season.