The Brazilian provided an assist for Kieran Tierney just three minutes after coming off the bench to help the Gunners’ comeback in their Europa League tie against Benfica.
“Willian specifically, I think he changed the game. He gave us much more composure in moments, produced some creativity, produced the goal for Kieran and we need everybody on board.”
He also praised
“The way I’d describe him is all determination, all passion for what he does.
“The way he has come back from his injury and how willing he is to help the team … he gives us a big lift.”
, who scored a brace in Arsenal’s victory, toldBT Sport
"Everyone is happy tonight. This is what gives me power every day, taking errors from the past and transforming to strength.
"The team showed a lot of character and we deserved the win. It was a hard game. What we showed tonight will be an example for the future."