Arsenal's Hector Bellerin reflects on his visit to Leeds United

Elland Road Revie Stand

One of Arsenal's young players has been speaking about his memory of playing against Leeds United at Elland Road.

Arsenal’s 20-year-old right-back Hector Bellerin has been speaking to the paper copy of Spanish newspaper Marca about his time on loan at Championship side Watford.

In comments later published by Sport Witness, the young right-back looked back on a particular moment that showed him just how special English football is – the day he played in front of nearly 40,000 fans when the Hornets took on Leeds United.

Elland Road has a capacity of 39,460 and the Arsenal full-back remembers the time he turned out there very well.

“The atmosphere is amazing,” Bellerin said of English football. “At Watford in (the) Championship, I played before 40,000 people at Leeds. Spanish players reach a field and it is not full.”

That is certainly not the case in England, and Leeds’ supporters will be hoping their side will turn out against Bellerin and his Arsenal colleagues in the near future, given the impressive way Neil Redfearn’s men have tackled the second half of the current campaign.

Bellerin played just eight matches for Watford but they set him on the way to becoming a regular feature of Arsenal’s senior side.

His pace and confidence are key aspects of his game and he looks set to be an integral part of the Gunners’ squad for many years to come.

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