Avid Arsenal fan Piers Morgan shared his disappointment after British tennis ace Emma Raducanu was spotted in the colors of rivals Tottenham in training recently
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Raducanu is currently in Germany for the 2022 Stuttgart Open – which started on Monday – and has been seen with one Tottenham Jersey in training. Few were surprised to see frankly arsenal Fan Morgan joins the conversation and offers his opinion on the incident.
The journalist – who quit his job as Good morning Britain hosts in 2021 – lasted Twitter to express his disappointment with Raducanu’s choice of clothing (and fandom). Morgan, who boasts nearly eight million followers on the platform, wrote: “Oh @EmmaRaducanu how could you?”
The 57-year-old had previously been critical of the teenager after she retired last year Wimbledon Championship. Raducanu made it into the last 16 of the tournament before retiring from her match against Ajla Tomljanovic due to breathing difficulties.
Morgan then backed the seven-time Major winner’s comments John McEnroe, who said the situation had “become a little too much” for the youngster. However, the British broadcaster was more scathing in its criticism.
“Ms. Raducana is (sic) a talented player but couldn’t handle the pressure and quit when she was losing heavily,” the former wrote News from all over the world former editor. “Not ‘brave’, just a shame. If I were her, I would tell my fans to stop abusing McEnroe and seek his advice on how to get tougher and become a champion like he was.”
Meanwhile, Raducanu suffered a 6-1, 6-1 win against Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic in the Billie Jean King Cup. Great Britain then saw their hopes of progressing at an end after she and teammate Harriet Dart lost 6-1, 7-5 in doubles.
It was a bittersweet debut on clay for Raducanu, she recently said “No More Toenails” after a strict training period and is struggling with blisters. She’s hoping for a more positive record as she prepares for another clay debut in Stuttgart, where a new champion will be crowned after the titleholder Ashleigh Barty’s resignation.
Antonio Conte ‘s Spurs are currently fourth in the First League and sit three points ahead of Arsenal. although I played one more game. Raducanu’s show of loyalty comes at a time when their north London club could use all the support they can get after a 1-0 home win Brighton on Saturday the Gunners fell back 1-0 southampton.
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