“Get on the wire, tell ’em all how to bring those SOBs down,” roars triumphant Koeman
- By Football Burp
The Dutchman successfully ended the Gunners’ long unbeaten run with a revolutionary game plan that included tackling, heading and direct passes to a big centre-forward.
Despite Arsène Wenger’s protestations that football should be an entirely non-contact sport, referee Mark Clattenburg permitted the heading and tackling as Everton prevailed.
As the full-time whistle sounded, Ronald was seen turning to Erwin and saying “get on the wire, tell the world how to take those sons of bitches down” before nonchalantly lighting a cigar.
Erwin Koeman said: “I said, ‘What do you mean ‘wire’? We don’t have a wire.
“In the end I sent a group WhatsApp, but I appreciate the quote sounds more iconic with ‘wire’.”