Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to give their reaction to the performance of Dani Ceballos against Newcastle United at the weekend.
Ceballos was in action for Arsenal in their Premier League game against Newcastle away from home at St. James’ Park on Sunday.
The 23-year-old central midfielder did not start the match, but the Spain international came on as a substitute in the 64th minute.
According to WhoScored, the Spain international had a pass accuracy of 81.5%, took 29 touches, and attempted one dribble.
The former Real Betis star was not exactly great on his competitive debut for the Gunners, although he gradually grew into the match and made some good passes.
Arsenal signed Ceballos on loan from Spanish and European giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window.
Tottenham were also interested in securing the services of the 23-year-old this summer, as reported by Sky Sports.
Arsenal and Tottenham fans have given their take on the performance of Ceballos against Newcastle.
Below are some of the best comments:
Arsenal need a playmaker like eriksen . Neither ceballos or micki can change the game— saam (@Alli_COYS) August 11, 2019
Unless Pepe is Mbappe levels I don’t see how Arsenal are any better. Ceballos won’t be Ramsey. Luiz kochielny like for like and doubt Tierney will make that much difference. And they also lost Welbeck and Cech— TAS (@coys100) August 11, 2019
Ceballos is so bad and you talk about ndombele smh— COYS (@KeonSimmons6) August 11, 2019
Ceballos showed his class that was evident at Real Madrid 2 years ago and this year’s euros. He won’t be losing the ball as much as the others and will command the midfield. Good signs. #COYG— Siddharth Khurana (@iamsidkhurana) August 11, 2019
Great result. Very good 2nd half. Kudos to Auba, AMN, Guendouzi and Willockalso good. And our CBs did well - Chambers and Sokratis were very solid. Ceballos looked very good too once he got into the game. Onto Burnley at home #COYG— WorldwideArsenal™ (@WorldwideAFC) August 11, 2019
Opening game of the season & we kick it off with a WIN! #COYG— The Northampton Gooner (@1RealArsenalFan) August 11, 2019
Few key points:
- Auba is a beast in front of goal!
- Bellerin needed at RB
- Chambers looked solid & calm
- Guendouzi, Xhaka & Ceballos midfield looks good
- Nelson & Willock will be heavily involved this season
Good result. Newcastle away can be tricky. Good minutes for Nelson and Willock, Pepe will take a few weeks to get match sharpe, Ceballos neat and tidy, Auba deadly as always and a clean sheet. Happy Arsenal fan today #Arsenal #NEWARS #COYG— Sam Nundy (@NundySam) August 11, 2019
• Ceballos looking extremely smooth— livia megan coldwell (@livcoldwell_) August 11, 2019
• Martinelli proving to be a great young signing, lots of energy
• Chambers X Sokratis partnership was good
AMN was great both pushing forwards and pulling back
Auba is one of the best in the league
Very important clean sheet, COYG
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