‘Baller’, ‘build him a statue’ – Some Arsenal fans react to Ceballos’ MOTM display
Arsenal fans have been gushing over Dani Ceballos after the Spanish midfielder put in a sensational performance on his full debut against Burnley
Arsenal fans have been gushing over Dani Ceballos after the Spanish midfielder put in a sensational performance on his full debut against Burnley this afternoon.
Ceballos joined Arsenal on a season-long loan from Real Madrid earlier this month and after making a cameo appearance off the bench at Newcastle United last weekend he was handed his full debut by Unai Emery today.
The 23-year-old certainly didn’t disappoint as Ceballos ran the show at the Emirates and he set-up both goals to help Arsenal secure a vital 2-1 victory over a tough Burnley side.
The midfielder’s excellent cross found Alexandre Lacazette in the 13th minute and the Frenchman turned to fire Arsenal ahead before an Ashley Barnes equaliser made it 1-1 just before half-time.
However, Arsenal grabbed what turned out to be a winning goal midway through the second period and Ceballos played a key role again as he won possession to allow Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to lash home from 20 yards. [Watch the goals here]
Ceballos showcased an array of wonderful touches, twists and turns, his passing was excellent while his hard working performances also caught the eye during a memorable debut for the Spanish Under-23 international.
Understandably, Arsenal fans have been praising Ceballos on social media with some supporters labelling him a ‘baller’, ‘immense’ and one fan has even called for a statue to be built for him outside the Emirates.
It was certainly an outstanding performance from Ceballos and another supporter suggested he’s a mix of Zidane, Makelele and Cazorla – which is obviously a huge compliment.
Check out what fans have been saying here:
Dani Ceballos. Take a bow. What a player. Baller.
— FK ☕️🐍 (@fkhanage) August 17, 2019
Imagine Zidane, Makelele and Cazorla as one player. Well that’s Dani Ceballos
— Aubazettes (@Aubazettes) August 17, 2019
Ceballos was immense
— petrit (@petritkr_) August 17, 2019
— A faithful Goonerette ⚽️❤️ (@SportsFreakRosh) August 17, 2019
What a performance by Ceballos! I’m stunned 🙌🏻
— Johnny Palmar Hide (@johnnyhide) August 17, 2019
Ceballos gives Arsenal everything they got from Ramsey, everything they missed from Carzola and a lil more than they get from Ozil (work rate)…. complete midfielder ya.
— Gary Bruce Wayne (@DaRealGaryH) August 17, 2019
Ceballos is a baller 🔥🔥
— kennafc (@kennacles) August 17, 2019
Ceballos has been superb on his Arsenal debut.
My man of the Match
— ARSENAL (@tomgunner14) August 17, 2019
Dani Ceballos: best player on the park 👏🏼
— AFCAMDEN (@AFCAMDEN) August 17, 2019
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