Potters skipper tells Gunners star to expect the worst.
Stoke City defender Ryan Shawcross has warned Arsenal that they will be coming into a hostile atmosphere at the Britannia Stadium this weekend, the Daily Star reports.
The two clubs have had bad blood between them ever since the controversial challenge by Shawcross which left Aaron Ramsey with a horror leg break in 2010.
Mark Hughes’ side are looking to bounce back from three successive defeat, though the Potters have won four and drawn two of their seven home games with the Gunners since coming up to the Premier League in 2008.
“The pressure is building for us to get some points, but it’s Arsenal at home and our record is very good against them at the Brit,” he said.
“The fans dislike Arsenal so it’s going to be a tasty game. Hopefully the atmosphere will be buzzing and we can get three points.
“If we play like we did at Manchester United (in the 2-1 defeat in midweek) or even better we can beat Arsenal.
“We’ve played well against the big teams and hopefully we can make the Britannia a fortress again.
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