Calum Chambers says it is a “dream come true” to score his first goal for Arsenal.
The 19-year-old had never scored a senior goal before but he pounced to fire home from six yards against Burnley on Saturday.
“It is [a dream],” Chambers told Arsenal Player. “Scoring doesn’t come often as a defender so to finally get my first goal is a good feeling and I was very happy with my celebration.
"I want to get more assists and goals and, for that to happen, I have to get forward more"
“I was trying to push forward a lot more and I want to try and add that to my game at full back. I want to get more assists and goals and, for that to happen, I have to get forward more.”
Chambers also assisted Alexis Sanchez’s opener with a similar cross to the one that set up Kieran Gibbs’ late equaliser against Anderlecht last week. The defender says that is something Arsenal have been working on in training.
“We’re trying to attack as much as we can from full-back positions,” Chambers revealed. “For me and Kieran to both get goals [is good]. It is something we’re working on - to be more attacking and get forward more - so it’s paying off.”
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