‘More assists than Chelsea this season!’ – Arsenal fans go crazy over Willian’s debut

Willian has left a number of Arsenal fans very impressed following his debut for the club.

A summer signing from London rivals Chelsea after his contract expired, the Brazil international was handed his first start in Gunners colours in their 3-0 win over Fulham on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season.

Given the nod over club-record signing Nicolas Pepe on the right-hand side of an attacking trio alongside Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the attacking midfielder proved he was worthy of his selection.

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He was involved in the opening goal of the game as Lacazette turned home from close range after his initial effort was saved.

Then in the second half came back-to-back assists in quick succession.

Firstly, his corner was turned home by another debutant and compatriot Gabriel Magalhaes and then his fine cross-field pass was expertly finished by Aubameyang to make it 3-0.

Willian’s afternoon ended shortly after as he was replaced by Pepe, thus earning himself a well-earned break as his teammates saw the game out with ease.

To get multiple assists on his Arsenal debut was something that did not go unnoticed by supporters.

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