Ex-Manchester United star Alessia Russo is likely to be regretting her transfer down south as Arsenal took an early exit out of the Champions League yesterday.
The Gunners took on Paris FC within the first qualifying spherical and crashed out on penalties.
Russo had a superb recreation for essentially the most half however missed within the penalty shootout.
Arsenal went behind early within the second half with Paris FC scoring two in two minutes.
Russo gave the Gunners hope by pulling one again with lower than ten minutes to go earlier than Jen Beattie equalised in damage time forcing extra-time.
Arsenal fell behind once more however Russo was as soon as once more there to rescue the London facet.
Nonetheless, on the essential second, Russo together with teammate Frida Maanum couldn’t convert their spot kicks.
It meant that the semi-finalists from final yr suffered a shock early exit.
Russo suffered abuse on-line after her unlucky penalty miss. Some United followers have been mocking her determination to depart the Reds simply to be dumped out of Europe along with her new membership earlier than United’s marketing campaign has even begun.
It’s a promising outcome for United, who’ve been battling to persuade keeper Mary Earps to not observe her Lionesses teammate to the Gunners.
Earps is itching to play Champions League soccer and win silverware however appears set on leaving United earlier than the switch window closes on Thursday.
Arsenal’s exit will doubtless trigger Earps to rethink the place her future lies.