Arsenal’s Fabio Vieria scored a wondergoal towards Brentford on Sunday (Image: Getty)
Nigel Winterburn admits he ‘wasn’t anticipating’ Fabio Vieira’s ‘spectacular’ full Premier League debut for Arsenal.
Vieira jokingly labelled his wondergoal against Brentford as ‘lucky’ because the attacking midfielder scored on his full Premier League debut on Sunday.
The 22-year-old, who joined the Gunners in a £34m deal this summer season from Porto in his house nation, has needed to bide his time for minutes this time period and was an unused substitute for Arsenal’s wins over Bournemouth, Fulham and Aston Villa.
However Vieira got here off the bench throughout their defeat to Manchester United – taking part in the final 16 minutes – and was handed his first begin for the Gunners’ Europa League win over FC Zurich final week.
Mikel Arteta gave him his full Premier League debut on Sunday as Arsenal beat Brentford 3-0 to maneuver again to the highest of the Premier League desk, with Vieira scoring a surprising strike on 49 minutes with a long-range effort in off the put up.
‘He was spectacular,’ Winterburn advised FreeSuperTips. ‘We noticed within the Europa League that he regarded slightly bit off the tempo and that’s simply because he hasn’t had loads of recreation time.
‘He had that damage and naturally he’s a brand new participant so there’s a brand new system and method of taking part in to be taught.
‘I absolutely perceive that and why he wasn’t fairly on top of things in his first begin the opposite week.
‘However I assumed his efficiency towards Brentford was spectacular and I’ll admit I wasn’t anticipating it from what I noticed beforehand.
‘It regarded like he would possibly want slightly little bit of time to settle in, but it surely was a very good efficiency.
‘He seems to be assured on the ball; he can pick a cross and naturally it was a beautiful end at Brentford.
‘We’re on the lookout for that regularly now and that shall be what he’ll be hoping for.’
Premier League leaders Arsenal return to motion on October 1 once they host Tottenham for the primary North London Derby of the season.
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