Arsenal legend Ian Wright dubbed goalkeeper Bernd Leno “The Saviour” for his heroics against Everton.
The Gunners saw off Carlo Ancelotti’s side 3-2 at the Emirates.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin gave the Toffees the lead after just a minute before Eddie Nkeiah and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang secured victory.
But they have a lot to thank Leno for, who denied the young Englishman inside the six-yard box.
And it saw the German earn praise from Wright, who scored 185 goals in nearly 300 appearances.
The former Gunners forward posted a photo of Leno looking smart in his suit.
Accompanying the snap, he simply wrote: “The Saviour.”
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The post has been like more than 32,000 times since it was published on Wright’s Instagram account on Monday.
And the Gunners faithful loved their club hero’s new nickname for the shot-stopper.
“The best,” one supporter said.
Another commented: “Safe hands.”
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While a third made a big claim about Leno.”
‘For f***s sake, he’s so underrated,” they said.
And a fourth added: “Maximum respect to this goalkeeper.”
With a fifth simply writing: “Legend.”
The Gunners are ninth in the Premier League but just four points off a Europa League spot.
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Mikel Artetea has guided his side to a run of seven games unbeaten.
And BBC Sport pundit Chris Sutton has explained how the Spaniard has changed the club’s fortunes.
He said in the Daily Mail: “They still have some way to go under Mikel Arteta, but there was a steeliness to them against Everton — and I don’t use that word just because of Shkodran Mustafi’s new silver hairdo!
“There was a determination to their performance, a real will to win among their players.
“I saw courage, hunger, organisation and togetherness — four traits that weren’t always evident under previous boss Unai Emery.
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“The Arsenal of old might have crumbled under the pressure from Carlo Ancelotti’s visitors, who are improving themselves.
“But the hosts held on, despite tiring legs, and saw it out for a win which takes them up to ninth and the fringes of the European places.
“Arteta will not be pleased with the two goals Arsenal conceded — both from set-pieces — and Everton had further opportunities to score through Dominic Calvert-Lewin.
“But this is an Arsenal team on the rise. Under the guidance of their new boss, they are slowly but surely making themselves difficult to beat and remembering what it takes to win.”
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