Arsenal fans react to Konstantinos Mavropanos performance

Arsenal's Greek defender Konstantinos Mavropanos heads the ball during the English Premier League football match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford, north of...

Konstantinos Mavropanos played alongside Kieran Tierney and Hector Bellerin last night.

Konstantinos Mavropanos of Arsenal warms up prior to the Carabao Cup Semi-Final First Leg match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on January 10, 2018 in London, England.

Kieran Tierney and Hector Bellerin made appearances for Arsenal in the Under-23's 2-2 draw at Wolves on Friday.

Tierney hasn't kicked a ball for Arsenal following a £25 million summer move from Celtic, while Bellerin has been sidelined since January.

Both of their returns is great news for Gunners' senior boss Unai Emery, but there was a third, lesser-known boost last night.

Promising centre-back Konstantinos Mavropanos also continued his rehabilitation with a 90-minute showing against the West Midlands club.


The towering defender, who stands at 6'4, has had injury problems of his own this season but, by virtue of the fact he lasted 90 minutes, you could argue he is closer than Tierney and Bellerin, who lasted an hour.

Here's how Arsenal fans reacted to the Greek star's performance:

Mavropanos has been lukewarm in the little game time that he's had under Emery.

The 21-year-old joined Arsenal under Arsene Wenger in the final few months of the Frenchman's tenure but posted some very positive displays, most notably away to Manchester United.

The Gunners could do with all the centre-backs they can get and the closer he is to full fitness, the better for Emery overall.

Shayne Lavery of Everton escapes a challenge from Konstantinos Mavropanos of Arsenal during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal and Everton at Meadow Park on February 5, 2018 in...

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