Sead Kolasinac’s stats at Emirates Stadium tell their own story: six matches, six wins, three assists and two goals.
The Bosnia international was instrumental in securing our victory against Swansea City on Saturday, bringing us level shortly after the break before setting up Aaron Ramsey’s winner less than seven minutes later.
Kolasinac left the pitch to a standing ovation shortly before full-time - and it wasn’t just the Emirates crowd who appreciated his performance.
“We know that Seo has so much quality in attack, just as he does defensively,” Granit Xhaka told Arsenal Player. “His goal and assist were crucial for the team and we hope he continues to perform like that.
“We make it easy for him, he was accepted instantly and we knew already how strong he is.
“That he’s that dangerous in front of goal, we didn’t see so often in Germany! But it’s going well here in England and we’re pleased to have him.”
The squad was criticised in the media after defeat to Watford earlier in October. Since then though, we’ve won four fixtures, and have come from behind in each of the last three.
“Lots of people talk about the character of our team, that it’s not right and that we need to do more,” Xhaka said. “But we always show that we can come back. Today we were 1-0 down, last week we were 1-0 down, but we turned the games around and that shows the character of this team.
“The manager told us at half-time that we had to give more, that we had to be more aggressive and play quicker.
“You have to pay compliments to Swansea - they stood deep in the first half and were good defensively. In the second half, we played as we know we can and it was very important for us to win."
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