It was a night to remember for Hector Bellerin.
The Spaniard made his long-awaited return from injury after suffering a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament injury last season.
What followed was surgery and months of painful rehabilitation behind-the-scenes at London Colney as the defender looked to build up the strength in his knee.
Bellerin’s injury brought a premature end to his campaign last season and meant that his pre-season schedule was based around working away in the shadows of the training ground.
That hard work has paid dividends for the full-back though, with Bellerin finally able to say that he’s back in the thick of it.
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