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Arsenal pay tribute to Gunners fan Daniel Anjorin after the 14-year-old was murdered in a sword attack in east London… with fans taking part in a minute’s applause at the Emirates

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  • Daniel Anjorin was killed in Hainault while on his way to school on Tuesday
  • Arsenal paid tribute to the teenage fan before their match against Bournemouth

Arsenal paid Gunners fan Daniel Anjorin during their Premier League clash with Bournemouth on Saturday after the 14-year-old was murdered in a sword attack in east London. 

Anjorin, a boyhood Arsenal fan, was killed on Tuesday on a suburban east London street in Hainault while on his way to school. Four other people were injured during the incident. 

In less than two days, 5,000 people donated to a fundraiser for the family and Arsenal decided to pay tribute to the youngster during their Premier League clash at Bournemouth. 

The Gunners conducted a minute of applause after 14 minutes had been played at the Emirates stadium, with Bournemouth and the fans taking part too. 

Arsenal paid Gunners fan Daniel Anjorin during their Premier League clash with Bournemouth on Saturday after the 14-year-old was murdered in a sword attack in east London

Daniel Anjorin was murdered in a samurai sword attack in east London earlier this week

Daniel Anjorin was murdered in a samurai sword attack in east London earlier this week

Fans held up banners (pictured above) saying 'RIP Daniel', paying tribute to the 14-year-old

Fans held up banners (pictured above) saying ‘RIP Daniel’, paying tribute to the 14-year-old

The fans around the stadium engaged in a minutes applause in the 14th minute of the game

The fans around the stadium engaged in a minutes applause in the 14th minute of the game

Mikel Arteta’s side also shared a photo of Anjorin on the main screen in the stadium ahead of the game. 

Mail Sport revealed earlier in the week that the club had been in close contact with the family liaison officer to offer their support.

Social media platforms such as X (formerly known as Twitter) has been flooded with tributes to Anjorin. 

Marcus Arduini Monzo, 36, appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday accused of Daniel’s murder along with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of grievous bodily harm, aggravated burglary, and possession of a bladed article.

Four others were injured during Tuesday’s 22-minute rampage, including a heroic female police officer who almost lost a hand.



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