Martin Keown says Willian is enjoying with objective once more after ‘mourning’ his Chelsea exit.
The Brazilian winger was signed by Arsenal on a free switch final summer season however has been underwhelming in north London.
The 32-year-old has registered no targets and 4 assists in 19 Premier League appearances, two of these assists got here within the first recreation of the season.
He impressed in Arsenal’s 3-1 win over Leicester final weekend, choosing up an help to maintain Arsenal to inside an out of doors likelihood of ending within the prime 4.
The Gunners are at present tenth and are eight factors off West Ham in sixth, with fourth place Chelsea two factors additional forward.
Arsenal legend Keown mentioned Willian had been taking the straightforward choices in video games.
He informed White and Jordan on talkSPORT: “All I need is for gamers to provide their finest. When you find yourself in operating with the ball, there may be nothing extra demanding. When you find yourself making an attempt to ask questions of your opponent, it’s testing your self.
“It’s too simple to put it off to somebody and say ‘you do it’. That’s what Willian has been doing.
“He zips, he’s fast, it’s a flash brilliance, change of tempo – let’s see it. Do it!
“I noticed it the opposite day and I used to be like ‘hallelujah’. Why did now we have to attend so lengthy? I believe he was in mourning a little bit bit for leaving Chelsea and he got here out and mentioned ‘nicely I didn’t realise I left Chelsea, and needed to remain at Chelsea’.
“That’s fantastic, get that out, now let’s play. You’re enjoying for Arsenal now. The primary time I noticed that on the weekend.”
Keown was additionally stuffed with reward for Kieran Tierney, who has been considered one of Arsenal’s finest gamers this season.
He added: “I similar to his dedication and the way he picks the staff up. I believe it’s a part of the brand new tradition the supervisor is making an attempt to breed.
“The aim he scored within the Europa League was the sign to get again into the sport. He’s an actual decided determine and I believe they’ll construct round him.
“We heard earlier from Carlos (Carvalhal) you don’t wish to be reliant on one participant.”