PHOTO: Arsenal's fastest player jokes around with Santi Cazorla


Hector Bellerin was pictured sharing a laugh with the Gunners star on the bench against Everton.

And maybe the 19-year-old proved a secret inspiration, as Santi Cazorla came on in the second half and changed the game for Arsenal.

Indeed, Cazorla was brought on in the 74th minute and provided the assist for Aaron Ramsey's 83rd-minute equaliser. That got Arsene Wenger's side on the comeback trail and Olivier Giroud finished the job in the 90th minute, as Arsenal salvaged a 2-2 draw at Goodison Park having been 2-0 down.

As for Bellerin, the full-back didn't get to make an appearance but has been a regular on Arsenal's bench this season, quite a feat for a player who was only part of their NextGen side a couple of seasons ago. In pre-season, Bellerin sprinted so quickly that he officially beat Theo Walcott's speed record to become the north London's side fastest ever player.

A promising campaign, then, could be in store for the 19-year-old, who thoroughly impressed during pre-season, especially in the Emirates Cup.

Next up for the Gunners are Besiktas for the second leg of their Champions League play-off.

Arsenal have four points to their name in the Premier League after their 2-2 draw with Everton, having beaten Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium in their season opener.

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