Ian Wright reacts after seeing Lucas Torreira training for Arsenal

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Arsenal fans are entering the Premier League season with optimism.

While Arsene Wenger will always be a club legend, the majority of Gooners will be glad that the Frenchman eventually decided to step aside after 28 years at the helm.

Unai Emery has been handed the unenviable task of following in Wenger’s footsteps.

However, Emery’s task might be a tad easier than the one David Moyes faced when he succeeded Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United.

Ferguson left United after 27 years at Old Trafford having just won the Premier League.

For Emery, he picks up an Arsenal side that could only finish sixth last season.

Any improvement on that and Arsenal fans will be satisfied.

But they’re dreaming of even more after the club’s transfer business.

Bernd Leno, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Matteo Guendouzi and Stephan Lichtsteiner have all arrived in a very busy summer at the Emirates.

But the most exciting arrival is 22-year-old Lucas Torreira from Sampdoria for £26 million.

Torreira impressed at the World Cup for Uruguay this summer and, after a little break, started training with his new teammates this week.

And Arsenal supporters are already excited.

But it’s not just the fans that are excited, it seems.

One club legend is also buzzing.

When Arsenal’s official Twitter account asked fans to use a GIF which ‘best sums up how you feel about’ seeing Torreira in action, Ian Wright got involved.

 

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