Unai Emery rates David Luiz, Ceballos and Pepe debuts after Burnley win
Unai Emery rates David Luiz, Ceballos and Pepe debuts after Burnley win
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Unai Emery rates David Luiz, Ceballos and Pepe debuts after Burnley win

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has suggested he was pleased with the full debuts of his summer signings, as the Gunners beat Burnley 2-1 at home on Saturday afternoon. 

David Luiz made his debut since moving from London rivals Chelsea, while Nicolas Pepe and Dani Ceballos made full debuts after their second-half introductions in the season opener against Newcastle. 

Pepe was Emery 's marquee signing, arriving from Lille in a reported fee of £72 million, while Ceballos is on loan from Real Madrid.

Ceballos, in particular, was impressive in midfield and was instantly labeled the heir to Santi Carzola's throne. 

Luiz and Pepe too had a decent match, and their manager was full of praise for his side after the match. 

"Yes, [they were] very good. [It was] their first match here at home officially," Emery told BT Sport.

"I want to speak about the team. But individually [they were] also good. [Nicolas] Pepe good, Dani good, David Luiz good, and other players also.

The manager was also impressed with the whole team's performance, adding;

"We are happy. Three points. We started at home with a win, which is important. Tough match, really we wanted to connect with our supporters here and create a big atmosphere with the supporters and us and be one big connection,"

"We defended well I think, but sometimes too deep. We didn’t impose our gameplan in 90 minutes like we wanted to do, but really I know it’s difficult. Some really good things today, others to check and improve. But I really, really think we can be happy," 

Arsenal will next play Liverpool in a top-of-the-table clash at the Anfield. 

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