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Arsenal fans noticed what happened to Emile Smith Rowe after his first game under Mikel Arteta

Emile Smith Rowe is back at Arsenal and made his first appearance under Mikel Arteta on Tuesday evening.

The wonderkid was a second half substitute as the Gunners kicked off their pre-season campaign with a 4-1 win over MK Dons with Mohamed Elneny, Eddie Nketiah, Mark McGuinness and Reiss Nelson all on the scoresheet.

But it’s what happened at full-time at the Stadium MK which has prompted a big reaction from some Arsenal supporters.

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As the game was streamed live on both club’s official websites as well as YouTube, fans didn’t miss a single minute of the action.

And at the final whistle, as the Gunners squad made their way off the pitch, it was noticeable that Smith Rowe had a lengthy conversation with Albert Stuivenberg – one of Arteta’s assistants.

Unfortunately, the coverage didn’t allow fans to listen in to what was being said, but that’s not stopped a few theories from emerging on social media.

The general consensus is that Smith Rowe is set to play a key role under Arteta in the 2020/21 season.

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