Arsenal signing William Saliba leads Saint-Etienne chants with giant megaphone after derby win over Lyon

first_imgArsenal signing William Saliba leads Saint-Etienne chants with giant megaphone after derby win over Lyon Saliba played his first full 90 minutes after returning from injury (Picture: Getty)Second-half substitute Robert Beric scored a 90th-minute header to seal a dramatic 1-0 win for the hosts and there were jubilant scenes after the final whistle.AdvertisementAdvertisementSaliba even grabbed a giant megaphone at one point and began leading the chants in front of Saint-Etienne’s rapturous home support.The teenager sent Saint-Etienne fans into a frenzy. Just look at that crowd…A glimpse of Arsenal’s future…William Saliba leads the chants after Saint-Etienne’s derby win over Lyon. The stadium was ROCKING. 📣— Metro Sport (@Metro_Sport) October 7, 2019 Metro Sport ReporterMonday 7 Oct 2019 9:11 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.5kShares Comment Advertisementcenter_img Arsenal have loaned William Saliba to Saint-Etienne until the end of the season (Picture: Reuters)William Saliba gave Arsenal fans a glimpse of the future in the aftermath of Saint-Etienne’s derby victory over Lyon at the weekendThe 18-year-old defender completed a £27million move from Saint-Etienne to Arsenal back in July before being loaned back to the Ligue 1 outfit for the 2019/20 campaign.An injury meant Saliba missed the start of Saint-Etienne’s season, but the France Under-20 international played his first full match against Wolfsburg in the Europa League last Thursday.And on Sunday evening, Saliba produced an outstanding performance on his Ligue 1 return as Saint-Etienne beat bitter rivals Lyon on home soil at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard.ADVERTISEMENT After signing on the dotted line with Arsenal this summer, Saliba revealed that Matteo Guendouzi played a major role in convincing him to join the club.‘The history, the badge… since I was little, I’ve been watching Arsenal play in the Champions League,’ the young central defender said.‘There are a lot of French players who have come through here. So that really helped me to make my mind up.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘Yeah, I spoke to Matteo Guendouzi.‘I even bumped into him at a funfair in Paris, and that’s where I told him that Arsenal wanted to sign me!‘He gently advised me to come here and explained what it was like.’MORE: Robin van Persie criticises Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after Manchester United’s defeat to Newcastle Advertisementlast_img

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