By Mo Khan

"We want to show Patrick that we are still a good team. We have some new talent now." So said Kolo Toure before last night's reunion with the former Arsenal captain.

Toure got his wish on a glorious night for the Gunners. Cesc Fabregas encapsulated the "new talent" he had referred to, stealing the show with a goal, an assist and a performance which left Vieira and Juventus in the shade.

"I think Fabregas is a great, great player," enthused Toure after Arsenal's 2-0 first-leg victory. "He can pass the ball and he can defend.

"When he was at Arsenal, Patrick helped him a lot. Now Cesc has played against him and he did well.

"He's only 18, he's done fantastically and I hope that he will keep going."

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29 Mar 2006