Hector Bellerin, Arsenal defender, offers jacket to shivering mascot before Liverpool game

Hector Bellerin, Arsenal defender, offers jacket to shivering mascot before Liverpool game

- Hector Bellerin was the stand-in captain for Arsenal during the fourth round Carabao Cup tie against Liverpool

- The Gunners went on to lose the match in post-match penalties after playing out an astonishing 5-5 draw

- Arsenal fans could however pick positives from the encounter following Bellerin's touching gesture towards a mascot minutes before kick-off

Arsenal star Hector Bellerin has shown touch of class after offering his jacket to a shivering mascot minutes to the Gunners' Carabao Cup clash against Liverpool.

Liverpool hosted the north London side at Anfield on Wednesday night, October 30, in the fourth round of the competition.

The two sides settled for a 5-5 draw after regulation time, before Liverpool beat Arsenal 5-4 on penalties to seal a place in the last eight.

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Despite Arsenal fans leaving the match distraught, their captain for the night Hector Bellerin warmed the hearts of many with a touching gesture ahead of kick-off.

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Hector Bellerin offers jacket to shivering mascot before Liverpool clash in show of class

Hector Bellerin leads the team out before the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match against Liverpool. Photo: Getty Images.
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This was after a video emerging of the defender offering his track suit jacket to a young mascot designated to him.

The yet to be identified mascot can be seen crossing his arms uncomfortably and feeling the chilly autumnal air as the teams waited to walk out onto the pitch.

It is at this point Bellerin took off his jacket worn by all of the team and handed it to him after exchanging a few words, with the mascot later seen cutting a happy face.

Bellerin was the stand-in captain for Arsenal in place of Granit Xhaka, whose future as the club's skipper remain uncertain after a clash with fans at Emirates Stadium last weekend.

However, Legit.ng earlier reported that Arsenal's hierarchy has decided against punishing club captain Granit Xhaka following his weekend confrontation with fans at Emirates Stadium.

Xhaka clashed with supporters shortly after his substitution in the second half of Arsenal's meeting with Crystal Palace.

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