MX23RW : Friday, September 20 23:21:03| >> :600:2896944:2896944:

Ceballos wants to "demonstrate" talents at Arsenal

Ceballos wants to
© Reuters
The Spain midfielder is on a season-long loan from Real Madrid.

Dani Ceballos put in a man of the match performance on his full Arsenal debut as the Gunners beat Burnley and he is keen to use his year in the Premier League to showcase his ability.

Established favourites Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored either side of Ashley Barnes' equaliser to seal a 2-1 win, but it was summer arrival Ceballos who stole the show.

The Spain international midfielder moved to the Emirates Stadium on a season-long loan deal from Real Madrid having been on the fringes of their first team last year.

— Arsenal (@Arsenal) August 17, 2019

He looks set to become an integral part of Unai Emery's set-up at Arsenal this term and the 23-year-old is eager to make the most of his chance.

"I really want this year to truly demonstrate the football that I have inside," he told the club's official website.

"I have a lot of enthusiasm for this season and to be able to give a lot of joy to this club. The confidence they have in me, I want to return it to them with my performances."

In terms of impressing on his first start, for Ceballos it was simply a case of job done.

"The most important thing in football is to win," he said.

"When you have a great game and can help the team to get the victory, you feel satisfaction to know that you're going home calmly and with the work done.

"The truth is that for me it has been one of the most special days of my life. I think that by starting at home with a win, and with this passion shown at the end of the match, I think it will be hard for me to forget this day."

Ceballos could have topped off a fine display with a goal but a curling effort in the second half was well-saved by Nick Pope.

The fit-again Burnley goalkeeper made a number of good stops and he felt the difference between the two sides was minimal.

Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope
Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope was beaten twice at the Emirates (Yui Mok/PA)

"It seems to happen here a few times," he said of another defeat at Arsenal.

"The performance was really encouraging. We put Arsenal under some real pressure by pressing high up the pitch and we got some joy from that.

"When you come to the big grounds and the top six that's how you want to play and, unfortunately, we just fell a bit short.

"We put them under some real pressure, and we were a bit unfortunate at the end."

body check tags ::

Click here for more stories about Dani Ceballos

Click here for more stories about Arsenal

Share this article now:
Instagram - Follow Sports Mole
Arsenal's Dani Ceballos in action with Burnley's Jack Cork in the Premier League on August 17, 2019
Read Next:
Van Persie heaps praise on Dani Ceballos
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
/esi/758/0/index.html - esi:0:site:0:-p-: {0}: - :T758:-: {0}: < ! - - T  758 {0} - - >  : 
Premier League
Rugby World Cup
La Liga
Serie A
Bundesliga
Ligue 1
Primeira Liga
Eredivisie
Turkish Super Lig
Belgian Pro League
Russian Premier League
Ukrainian Premier League
Danish Superliga
Swedish Allsvenskan
Segunda Division
Serie B
2.Bundesliga
Ligue 2
Eerste Divisie
Welsh Premier League
Argentine Primera Division
Liga MX
Chinese Super League
Premier League 2 - Div 1
Premier League 2 - Div 2
Premiership Rugby Cup
Super League Playoffs
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool55001541115
2Manchester CityMan City53111661010
3Bournemouth63121110110
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs522111658
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd52218448
6Leicester CityLeicester52216428
7Chelsea5221111108
8Arsenal52218808
9West Ham UnitedWest Ham522167-18
10Everton521257-27
11Southampton621369-37
12Crystal Palace521236-37
13Norwich CityNorwich5203912-36
14Burnley512267-15
15Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd512256-15
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton512258-35
17Aston Villa511346-24
18Newcastle UnitedNewcastle511348-44
19Wolverhampton WanderersWolves5032610-43
20Watford5023410-62

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account