FAREWELL PEN

ARSENAL fans joked that David Luiz made a ‘perfect tribute’ to former Gunner Shkodran Mustafi on Tuesday night.

The Brazilian defender’s awful error on the stroke of half-time turned Premier League clash with Wolves on its head.

David Luiz's error turned the game against Wolves on its head

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David Luiz’s error turned the game against Wolves on its headCredit: EPA

Luiz clattered into Willian Jose to concede a penalty – which Ruben Neves converted – and was shown a red card.

The Gunners were 1-0 up with half-time seconds away before Luiz’s game-changing error.

And Arsenal fans on social media at least saw the funny side by joking it was a tribute to Mustafi.

Mustafi joined Schalke on transfer deadline day after just three Premier League appearances this season.

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A fan tweeted: “David Luiz Red Card and Pen. A Mustafi tribute. We will never forget you Mustafi.”

Another social media user said: “Good tribute to Mustafi tho, that foul from Luiz.”

One post read: “Special tribute to Mustafi there by Luiz.”

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The Arsenal defender was shown a red card and conceded a penalty after his foul on Willian Jose

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The Arsenal defender was shown a red card and conceded a penalty after his foul on Willian JoseCredit: AFP
Arsenal fans joked that it was a tribute to Shkodran Mustafi - who left for Schalke on Monday

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Arsenal fans joked that it was a tribute to Shkodran Mustafi – who left for Schalke on MondayCredit: Reuters

Arsenal were beaten 2-1 after being reduced to nine men at Molineux.

Nicolas Pepe had given them the lead with a stunning strike before Neves’ penalty on the stroke of half-time.

And Joao Moutinho scored the winner early in the second half to punish Arsenal’s ill discipline.

Another tweet read: “David Luiz with a tribute to his friend and former colleague, Mustafi.”

And one more said: “David Luiz making a farewell tribute to Mustafi at the end of what was a fantastic half of football there.”

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