Atiku Abubakar backs Arsenal to bounce back from Aston Villa defeat


Former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar has backed Arsenal to bounce back from their defeat to Aston Villa on Sunday.

The Gunners were stunned by the visitors who handed them a 2-0 defeat at the Emirates Stadium.

Substitute Leon Bailey and Ollie Watkins got the goals for Unai Emery’s side.

The result put a dent on Arsenal’s title hopes.

Atiku, who was the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2023 general elections, however insisted that Mikel Arteta’s men still have a chance of winning the title.

“Not the result we expected from Arsenal. But we move; it’s not over until it is over,” Atiku, who is a staunch Arsenal supporter, wrote on X.

The North London club will be in action against Bayer Munich on Wednesday.