Arsenal Fans React as Yaya Sanogo Scores a Hat-Trick on Loan at Charlton

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Joe GallagherFeatured ColumnistFebruary 27, 2016

Arsenal fans, remain calm.

One of the surprises of the season set in on Saturday afternoon when on-loan striker Yaya Sanogo netted his first senior hat-trick for Charlton Athletic in a 4-3 loss to Reading.

The Frenchman, who joined the Championship strugglers on deadline day, struck an early equaliser, before leading Charlton's fightback from 3-1 down to level the scores in the 84th minute.

His hard work was undone by Deniss Rakels' dramatic, last-minute winner, but that didn't stop Gunners fans going positively crazy as news filtered through of their latest hero's exploits.

Some suggested a dramatic response from Arsene Wenger:

And it was particularly bad news for one superfan:

Mixed feelings, then, for the Arsenal faithful.


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