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‘Rather special’, ‘What a player’: Many Arsenal fans delighted with starlet’s Lyon display

Arsenal took on Lyon in the Emirates Cup on Sunday.

The Gunners were beaten 2-1 by the French side as they continued their preparations for 2019/20.

Unai Emery’s side took the lead through Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, but were then undone by a Moussa Dembele brace.

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Arsenal might have finished the game level, with Aubameyang having a couple of good chances to score, but it wasn’t to be as Lyon held out for the win.

Despite the defeat, there were several good individual showings from the hosts, with Reiss Nelson one of the standouts.

The pacy winger appeared very confident in the final third and seemed to be trying to prove a point to the manager.

There has been some talk about the talented Nelson leaving the club on loan this summer, with The Sun claiming Hertha Berlin want to take him back for 2019/20.

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He was also reportedly offered to Crystal Palace as a sweetener in the Wilfried Zaha pursuit.

Arsenal fans react

Many Arsenal fans were thrilled with Nelson’s vibrant display, despite a frustrating pre-season defeat at the Emirates:

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