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first_imgLucas Torreira eats energy gel to get him through Arsenal’s win over Manchester United Torreira immediately took the energy gel from Guendouzi (BT Sport)More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityAdvertisementAdvertisementMatteo Guendouzi was brought on as a substitute and the 20-year-old immediately gave an SiS energy gel to Torreira.The Uruguayan quickly consumed the hit of energy before discarding the pack. Comment Matteo Guendouzi brought on the energy gel in the 82nd minute (BT Sport) Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 1 Jan 2020 10:03 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link20.9kShares Lucas Torreira took an energy gel during Arsenal’s clash with Manchester United (BT Sport)Lucas Torreira needed an energy boost during the latter stages of Arsenal’s win over Manchester United on New Year’s Day.Mikel Arteta secured his first victory since taking charge of the Gunners as first-half goals from Nicolas Pepe and Sokratis sealed a 2-0 win over Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.Torreira was Arsenal’s enforcer at the heart of their midfield but the Uruguay international was flagging towards the end of the second half.And with eight minutes remaining, Arsenal took the unusual step of bringing Torreira an energy boost to get him through the rest of the game.ADVERTISEMENT Torreira with the SiS energy gel (BT Sport)Before the incident, Torreira had dropped to the ground and looked as if he was going to be substituted before Alexandre Lacazette was replaced.‘I wouldn’t have been in a rush to take him off,’ said former Arsenal defender Martin Keown during his commentary for BT Sport.‘Torreira’s so important to the team. It’s important he stays on for as long as possible.‘He was used sparingly by [Unai] Emery and Emery didn’t pick him enough for me.’More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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