Arsenal fans react on Twitter to Akpom & Bellerin displays v Villa


The 19-year-old duo impressed during the 5-0 drubbing of the Villans.

No Arsenal fan (hopefully) will be kidding themselves - Aston Villa were as bad as it gets at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

But there was still so much to cheer for Arsenal supporters as the Gunners absolutely dismantled Paul Lambert's men en route to a 5-0 win.

Mesut Ozil impressed, Santi Cazorla impressed, Francis Coquelin impressed.

And it didn't end just there for the north London side. Indeed, not only were there signs that Arsenal could enjoy a promising 2015 against Aston Villa, there were exceedingly bright signs for the future.

Two of those signs shone brightest at 19 years of age. Hector Bellerin, for one, was superb once again at right-back, netting his first ever Premier League goal to round off the 5-0 win. And Chuba Akpom also showed glimpses of brilliance up front, winning a penalty for Arsenal and generally causing problems for Aston Villa in the final third.

The young duo have been with the Gunners for a number of years, progressing through the youth ranks, waiting patiently for their breakthrough.

For Bellerin, this season has been his biggest so far, while Akpom is now gradually being given the same chances.

Here's a selection of the best Twitter reaction to their displays against Aston Villa:

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