- Orji Kalu has jokingly urged Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta to beg for "small soap" from Thomas Tuchel
- Tuchel's side, Chelsea, have been remarkable since the German took over in January after the sacking of Frank Lampard
- Kalu, a former Abia state senator and die-hard Arsenal fan, said the Spaniard Arsenal coach should seek the ways from his London rival
Orji Uzor Kalu, a senator representing Abia North senatorial district, has jokingly urged Arsenal coach, Mikel Arteta, to beg his Chelsea counterpart for "small soap."
In Nigeria, the trending slogan "cut soap for me" is used to seek support from friends and allies.
Chelsea, under Tomas Tuchel, have seen a remarkable rise from an underdog to a European powerhouse, with the London side now securing a spot in the Champions League and FA Cup finals.
The Blues defeated Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, May 8, after Marcos Alonso secured a late winner to delay the Citizens' EPL trophy celebration.
Arsenal, on the other hands, were given a marching order out of the Europa League by Spanish side Villarreal, with the Gunners now sitting 10th on the EPL log.
Kalu, who is a chief whip of the Nigeria Senate, in a tweet on Sunday, May 9, begged Arsenal manager Arteta to seek for "small soap" from Tuchel whose side has been remarkable since he took over in January.
"At this point, Aterta should beg Tuchel for small soap. Happy Sunday dear sports-loving friends! What do you think?" the fun-loving lawmaker said.
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Meanwhile, Orji Kalu is not the first Nigerian to have declared interest in the purchase of Arsenal.
Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man, earlier hinted at a possible takeover of the Premier League giants with the Nigerian business mogul declaring the takeover could happen in 2020 or 2021.
Dangote, a die-hard Arsenal fan, has been previously linked with the purchase of the club from Stan Kroenke — a deal that could gulp over $4 billion from his pocket.