The best jokes as Arsenal sit out first night of Champions League action this season

Team is popular topic of discussion, despite not featuring.

The were jokes when Arsenal weren't included in the first Tuesday night of Champions League action
EXCLUDED: Arsenal (Image: OluGW)

Missing from the Champions League this season, Arsenal bore the brunt of the jokes on Tuesday despite not featuring in a fixture.

On a good night for English teams, Manchester United and Chelsea enjoyed big wins against Basel and Qarabağ respectively, but much of the discussion was of Arsène Wenger’s absent side.

In advance of Arsenal’s Europa League clash with FC Köln at the Emirates on Thursday, these were the best jokes as the club sit out the Champions League group stage clashes:

When everyone's talking about the Champions League but you're an Arsenal fan. pic.twitter.com/W66ZZBc8jI

— Mike Sanz (@mikesanz19) 12 September 2017

I strategically got to the office after all the Arsenal fans so I could walk in playing the Uefa champions league Anthem!!!

— Khuliso Nemarimela (@willeinstein) 12 September 2017

Tag the Arsenal fans pic.twitter.com/hmSP7aBCMC

— Troll Football (@TrollFootball) 12 September 2017

Champions League football is back tonight and this is how Arsenal will line up… pic.twitter.com/5c8Cit7Ucb

— Pie Sports Booze 🔞 (@piesportsbooze) September 12, 2017

Closest Arsenal will get to the Champions League this season

— Oh (@MajesticMkhi_) 12 September 2017

Liverpool: "That night in Istanbul
Man Utd: "That night in Moscow"
Chelsea: "That night in Munich"
Arsenal: "This Thursday night!#GGMU #UCL

— Dontè (@andaherera) 12 September 2017

Ladies, if he takes you out for a romantic date on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, it's not love. He's just an Arsenal fan.

— Lisa (@Mourinholxgy) September 12, 2017

Who are Arsenal playing against in the UCL.pic.twitter.com/0dy3pc8Ls6

— SC (@sublimecesc) 12 September 2017

The Arsenal squad settle down to watch some TV on their night off… pic.twitter.com/LUTLoQzUVR

— SportsJOE (@SportsJOE_UK) 12 September 2017

Closest an Arsenal player will get to the Champions league this season. pic.twitter.com/T2SJwop8Su

— Nabit (@CreativeMkhit) 12 September 2017

Arsenal line up for tonight's Champions League pic.twitter.com/rMT94RazwE

— Footy Humour (@FootyHumour) 12 September 2017

The closest Arsenal will get to lifting the Champions League this season 😂 pic.twitter.com/taPTw2qzQF

— B/R Football (@brfootball) September 12, 2017