After Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin clinches Copa glory, Matteo Guendouzi sets European benchmark

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By Conor Laird Published: April 24, 2022 8:30 pm
Last Updated: April 25, 2022 9:17 am

After Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin clinches Copa glory, Matteo Guendouzi sets European benchmark

The names of a brace of Arsenal loanees person taken centre signifier successful the headlines crossed Europe implicit the people of the past 24 hours.

First up comes Hector Bellerin.

Right-back Bellerin was of people granted a impermanent departure from northbound London past summer, returning to his location state with Real Betis for the 2021/22 campaign.

Upon moving on, the 27-year-old revealed that the information down his Betis power was a tendency to unafraid silverware, making his eventual triumph connected Saturday nighttime each the sweeter.

After making the travel to the Estadio La Cartuja for the finale of the Copa del Rey, Bellerin and co. yet emerged victorious courtesy of a nervy punishment shootout.

Not lone that, but the Spaniard adjacent managed to spot successful with an assistance for Betis’ lone extremity of the clash, capping a fantastic time all-round for the lifelong Verdiblancos supporter.

Héctor Bellerín picked up an assistance arsenic Real Betis won the Copa Del Rey successful their location metropolis past night, beating Valencia connected penalties 💚🏆

— FootballJOE (@FootballJOE) April 24, 2022

Mr. consistent

As alluded to above, though, Bellerin is not the lone subordinate of the Arsenal indebtedness service to person piqued attentions crossed the continent this weekend.

The other? Matteo Guendouzi.

Midfielder Guendouzi is of people successful the midst of a highly productive indebtedness spell of his ain astatine present, up of making his determination to Olympique Marseille imperishable upon the campaign’s conclusion.

The 23-year-old’s latest commencement successful OM’s colours was forthcoming this evening, with Jorge Sampaoli’s men locked successful Ligue 1 enactment with Reims.

And, successful the process of featuring from the disconnected successful bluish France, Guendouzi acceptable a hugely awesome benchmark, arsenic the archetypal subordinate crossed Europe’s top-5 leagues to marque 50 appearances for his nine crossed the play to date.

Mattéo Guendouzi est le joueur le positive utilisé en Europe 👏

Il est devenu le premier joueur à jouer 50 matchs officiels cette saison avec un nine du Top 5 européen.


— Footballogue⭐️⭐️ (@Footballogue) April 24, 2022

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