Hector Bellerin says playing in the Champions League this season has filled him with confidence.
The 19-year-old made his second start in the competition in Tuesday night’s 4-1 victory against Galatasaray in Istanbul.
The Spain youth international filled in at left back and performed well against the Turkish champions, and he admits it was a valuable learning experience.
"It is a different position to where I usually play but last year, when I was at Watford on loan, I had a few games there so it wasn’t unfamiliar"
“It is a different position to where I usually play but last year, when I was at Watford on loan, I had a few games there so it wasn’t unfamiliar,” Bellerin told Arsenal Player.
“It is difficult to get used to in this kind of game especially. But I felt comfortable and I was happy with my performance.
“I am feeling really good [with the first team], the lads are amazing - they have treated me so well since the first day I have been with them so I’m really comfortable.
“It’s nice to be getting games and starts in the Premier League and Champions League as a 19-year-old.
"It is a great achievement, so I’m really happy and it gives me a lot of confidence.”
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