Takehiro Tomiyasu quickly became an Arsenal fan favorite after producing a man of the match display in the North London Derby.
The Japan international was sensational on Sunday afternoon and was part of a defense that kept Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min silent for much of the game.
Spurs were linked with a £ 17million move with the right-back but might regret the move.
Instead, they signed Emerson Royal, who came off the bench in the Emirates
Arsenal legend Tony Adams raved about the Japanese ace, saying: “I love Tommy [Tomiyasu]”exclaimed after telling Sky Sports.
“I thought his position today was excellent and the game was over in the first half.”
Adams’s words certainly meant weight to them.
Tomiyasu was then named Man of the Match in what was a perfect afternoon for the 22-year-old.
The most remarkable achievement to date are its statistics.
Since his debut against Norwich City, no other defender has won more duels than him.
After a difficult start to the season for Arsenal and their manager Mikel Arteta, things are now looking very bright as they aim to continue their fine form.
The Gunners face Brighton at the Amex on Saturday night, a game you can listen to exclusively live on talkSPORT from 5.30pm.
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