Arsenal were able to move level on points with Chelsea, who play later today, in the race for Champions League qualification following their 2-1 Premier League win over Cardiff City at the Emirates last night.
Goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette helped the Gunners secure their 14th league win of the season and, ultimately, has cranked up the pressure on Chelsea ahead of their trip to Bournemouth.
With the Blues having managed to recapture some form over their last couple of fixtures, though, Arsenal supporters will probably not be expecting much come full time at the Vitality Stadium.
The most important thing for them, however, is that Unai Emery’s side were able to claim all three points against Cardiff in a professional performance following their 3-1 FA Cup defeat to Manchester United.
And it was also a performance that was saw Carl Jenkinson manage to get some game time, who could now be a very viable option in the right-back position for Emery going forward with Hector Bellerin set to miss the rest of the season through injury.
Have a look at what some Gooners are saying about the 26-year-old below…
better than the rubbish Lichtsteiner
— ifxhakafansfuxkoff (@a4af0a9d76184e4) January 30, 2019
Let him play more, he looked solid in the few minutes he’s gotten
— Chi-Town Gooner (@BestGirlINaN) 30 January 2019
Start him please
— (@khado1096) 30 January 2019
Better than Lichtsteiner
— Crimo (@Crimoo9) January 30, 2019
He’s really impressing..hope that good form continues, proud of you Carl forever. True Gunner
— Sheka Khazz Kabia (@KabiaKhazz) 30 January 2019
Him and #WelbzDatGuy must stay at the club club legends
— S Wimbledon Gossip (@riomegan) 30 January 2019
Like a new signing. Love it.
— MFF (@muhammad_fakhmi) January 30, 2019
Man comes on. Man does his job.
— Peter M (@PuraFutbol) January 30, 2019
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He is far better than that old man called lichsteiner.
Jenko pls improve more and take his place in d team. I hate seeing Lichsteiner in our team. That man is a finish product of Juventus
Go Go Go Jenko
— chukwuemeka franklin (@chukwuemekafra9) 30 January 2019