“Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi has revealed his brilliant response to seeing how fast Hector Bellerin was in training.
The Germany international joined the Gunners from Valencia this summer, and has settled in quickly at the Emirates Stadium to form a formidable partnership with Laurent Koscielny at the back.
However, he is only human, and says he pretty much gave up chasing Bellerin when he came up against the Spaniard on the training ground.
Few can keep up with Arsenal’s pacey full-back when he gets going, and Mustafi gave this response when asked about the quickest player at the club.
‘Bellerin,’ he said. ‘I saw him once running past me and I was like, “oh my word, go ahead and I’ll stay here”.’