Arsenal defender made his long awaited return from injury.

Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin made a successful return to action after months out injured.

Bellerin has been out all of 2019 after suffering a serious knee injury. His comeback could not have gone any better.

The Gunners beat Nottingham Forest 5-0 at The Emirates, with Bellerin playing a part in the side keeping a clean sheet.

He sent an emotional message after the game, also praised goalscorer Rob Holding, who has also come through a serious injury and has been through his rehab along with Bellerin.

The right-back has been badly missed and he looked like he had never been away.

The Premier League game away at Manchester United on Monday may come a bit too soon for him, but there will be plenty of chances for the talented Spaniard to make an impression.

Arsenal might be best served using him in a limited role until after the next international break, with a view to him re-establishing himself as a regular from mid-October.

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