- Willian's start to life with the Gunners is amazingly incredible
- The former Chelsea star provided three sublime assists as Arsenal defeat Fulham 3-0
- Lacazette, Aubameyang and Gabriel all found the back of the net courtesy assists by Willian
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Willian created a hat-trick of assists in the Premier League opener as Arsenal defeated hosts Fulham 3-0 on Sunday afternoon, September 12.
It was a 'Willian show' as the former Chelsea star set-up Alexandre Lacazette, Gabriel and Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang who all got the goals to put Arsenal to a flying start to the season.
The Brazilian who dazzled in the entire fixture also came close as he went on the hit the woodwork from a freekick in the first-half, but he gave a good account of himself on his Arsenal debut as fans go haywire about his performance.
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Racall that Willian left the Stamford Bridge outfit after Chelsea failed to give him more than a 2-year contract as against the 3-year deal he wants.
The Gunners announced signing of the Brazilian superstar on their website on Friday, August 14, and the latest development is expected to make all Arsenal fans happy.
Willian spent seven years at Chelsea where he won the Champions League, Premier League, FA Cup and also the Europa League before he left Stamford Bridge.
The Brazil international made 339 appearances with 63 goals and 56 assists for Chelsea in all competitions.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta made it clear that Willian is one of the best wingers in the world considering his performances for years.
Willian, 32, sealed a famous £220,000-a-week deal to join the North London club in the summer on a three-year-contract.
“Chelsea will regret selling Willian,” a fan wrote on Twitter shortly after the Brazilian assisted Lacazette with the season opener.
A third wrote: “Pepe benched by Willian who had to flee from Chelsea to get out of Pulisic’s shadow. Chelsea will regret letting Willian go.
“Willian made has an assist registered on FPL than all Chelsea players. Willian is already better at arsenal than he was at Chelsea."
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Senegal international Edouard Mendy is reportedly on the verge of joining Premier League outfit Chelsea this summer with reports that the he is already on his way to London.
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