Photo: Arsenal players in The Great Gatsby fancy dress hours after Chelsea defeat

Posted by - March 24, 2014 - All News, Arsenal

No wonder Arsenal’s players look preoccupied against Chelsea at the weekend – they were planning their fancy dress costumes, old sport.

Several of the Gunners’ stars dressed up in the style of The Great Gatsby to celebrate the birthday of Mesut Ozil’s girlfriend Mandy Capristo.

Ozil and Bacary Sagna are pictured at the party, which was held hours after Arsenal’s 6-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge, in the photo above, but other members of the squad were also in attendance.

The club’s record signing Ozil uploaded the same photo to his Facebook page, sparking outrage among some fans.

One supporter wrote on Ozil’s page: “Nice to see someone is having fun after we lost 6 nil.

“I would recommend whoever you pay to manage your social media takes a break for a while ! And if you do it yourself you need a better advisor!!!”