The Chilean international scored twice once again as Arsenal ran out 3-0 winners over Burnley at Emirates Stadium on Saturday. He has now scored seven goals and made two assists in the Premier League this season following his summer transfer from Barcelona.
Walcott, who was an 80th-minute substitute on Saturday, has been impressed by the Chilean’s work-rate and believes he is a dream to play with.
According to Talk Sport, he said:
In training he doesn’t even want to do recovery days. That’s how much he loves football.
All the guys have told him he needs to chill out because, at Christmas when all the fixtures come along, it’s going to catch up with you.
He doesn’t care, he just wants to play and win. He’s a good leader, and something that we haven’t had in the Arsenal team before. He’s a dream to play with.
It was an excellent display from the Chile international, who was a constant menace to the Burnley defence throughout the game and thoroughly deserved his two goals in the game.
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He is something special and looked like one of the few Gunners that wanted to win early on. His work rate is unbelievable and no matter what other teams do to contain him, they just can’t. His hard work in training is paying off on the field and hopefully he can sustain this good form throughout the season.
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