Arsenal’s pre-season got off to an awful start as they lost 2-1 at Hibernian.

A defensive howler saw the Scots go ahead in Edinburgh.

And Nicolas Pepe also missed a penalty as the Gunners struggled north of the border.

Fans were not impressed with the display.

And by half-time the phrase ‘#ArtetaOut’ was already trending on social media.

Meanwhile, Jorge Mendes is still in contact with Arsenal technical director Edu over a move for Wolves star Ruben Neves.

The Gunners are interested in the Portuguese midfielder as a potential new partner for Thomas Partey with Granit Xhaka linked to a switch to Roma this summer.

And SunSport understands that Neves’ agent Mendes is in constant communication with Edu in an attempt to get a deal over the line as soon as possible. 

However, the £35m price tag on Neves is still a stumbling block in the negotiations.

Finally, Arsenal have reportedly approached Paris-Saint German about the availability of Thilo Kehrer.

The Metro claims he is seen as an alternative option to £50million-rated Brighton star Ben White.

Kehrer has struggled for minutes since joining PSG from Schalke in 2018.

And with just two years left on his contract, the German could be allowed to leave this summer.