As reported by thescottishsun.co.uk,

the verdict

Defender once touted for international stardom has become a figure of fun for Gunners fans – and he played his role well with more comedy moments at the Emirates

CARL JENKINSON spent the best part of two years in the wilderness at Arsenal – and you wouldn’t bet against him suffering a similar fate after this show.

The defender once touted for international stardom is the man that football forgot and who nobody wants.

Carl Jenkinson has become a figure of fun for the Arsenal supporters

Yet he was presented with an unlikely chance to resurrect what has been a hugely disappointing career by a series of injuries to Unai Emery’s preferred men.

But in his first European appearance for two years, all the 26-year-old ended up doing was reminding everybody why he has not been seen for so long.

Jenkinson, who let us remember has made one senior appearance for England, is now a figure of fun for the Arsenal fans who once held such high hopes for him.

And he did his best to live up to his billing here, producing moments of pure comedy before he was put out of his misery by being substituted on the hour.

Jenkinson has spent two years in the wilderness – and who knows when he will get another chance

Now no-one was expecting a world beating display from the Londoner here, especially given he was being asked to

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