If he wasn’t one of the popular players in the camp, Arsenal FC would probably have been crucifying Gabriel Paulista right now.
No, he has not said anything bad about the club, but his general knowledge about the history and culture of Arsenal FC seems to be quite weak.
Ahead of the North London Derby against arch rivals Tottenham Hotspur FC, Gabriel has said that he was initially unaware that the Spurs were Arsenal FC’s biggest rivals in the league. In fact, he thought that Chelsea FC was the Gunners’ main rivals.
However, this would all be put in the past, if the popular player can put in a good performance, and help the Gunners get a much-cherished win over their biggest rivals, in the North London Derby.
Here is a video of Gabriel’s interview, where he confesses that he thought that Chelsea FC were the Gunners’ main rivals.