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.
Kalu, a former governor of Abia state, is a die-hard Gunner, with the business mogul once saying he might take a staggering 35% stake of the Premier League club.
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.