Hector Bellerin took to social media after Chelsea’s 3-0 defeat to Bayern Munich to send a message to Serge Gnabry.
The Germany international scored twice in the second half at Stamford Bridge, as the Bundesliga champions took a comprehensive first leg lead in their last-16 tie.
A third late goal from Robert Lewandowski added salt to Chelsea’s wounds, as Frank Lampard’s side were well beaten in west London.
Gnabry, who left Arsenal in 2016, scored his fifth and sixth goals of the competition – adding to the four he scored in this season’s group stage tie away at Tottenham.
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When asked whether he enjoyed returning to London to play, the Germany international told BT Sport: “I certainly do. I have a lot of friends here.
“A lot of them were in the stands tonight and I think they were giving me good power.”
After the match the 24-year-old posted a picture on Instagram with the caption: ‘London still red…#FCB’, referencing a picture he posted earlier in the season after Bayern beat Tottenham 7-2.
Bellerin and former Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere both replied to the picture, with Bellerin posting: ‘HAHA I LOVE YOU,’ while Wilshere said: ‘Stopppp it,’ followed by two emojis.
Elsewhere, Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard admitted his side were given a “reality check” by the German league leaders.
“That’s football at this level,” he told reporters after the game.
“The levels of Bayern Munich were fantastic, they are a really strong team and I was aware of that. Unless we were to get everything right and bang on then it was going to be a really tough night.
“And we didn’t get everything bang on, we weren’t confident on the ball and that was my biggest disappointment. That can happen sometimes with an intense atmosphere when all eyes are on, so it was…