Oleksandr Zinchenko celebrated Arsenal's winner against Man United with pure passion
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Oleksandr Zinchenko epitomised pure passion celebrating Arsenal's late winner against Manchester United on Sunday.
The league leaders came from behind to beat United 3-2 in a thrilling contest at the Emirates Stadium.
Eddie Nketiah struck twice either side of a long-range strike from Bukayo Saka as Arsenal went five points clear of second-placed Manchester City.
Nketiah cancelled out Marcus Rashford's first-half worldie and then popped up with the decisive goal at the death.
And Zinchenko, who was flawless once again at left-back for Arsenal, absolutely loved it.
When Nketiah flicked Martin Odegaard's effort past David de Gea, Zinchenko rushed into the fans to embrace them after supplying the cut-back.
Zinchenko hugging the fans after Nketiahs winner>>>>>>> pic.twitter.com/AiBkm88DcZ— J͛a͛k͛e͛ 🌶 (@AFCJake2) January 22, 2023
But there was a VAR check in relation to suspicions of offside for both Zinchenko and Nketiah in the build-up.
That led to another thunderous goal celebration from Arsenal when the VAR check was complete and the goal stood.
Zinchenko, who received a warning from the FA for "over-celebrating" earlier this season, patted his chest and let out a war cry, showing just how much it meant it to him.
Just what it means to four times Premier League winner Zinchenko. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/uExwqxfYcB— Renato (@rehnato) January 22, 2023
Zinchenko won four Premier League titles during his time with Manchester City and will be vying to win the English top flight for the third year in a row with two different teams.
He, along with teammate Gabriel Jesus, left the champions to reunite with Mikel Arteta after Arsenal paid £32 million for his services.
The Ukraine international has made 12 appearances in the Premier League and plays a crucial role in Arsenal's build-up play when he steps into midfield.
City fans grew to love him and all he's about and now the Arsenal faithful are giving him the same adoration.
One fan said: "His passion is truly unrivalled and it defo rubs off on the rest of the team. What a signing and what a player
Another commented: "Left back, defensive midfield, left wing, number ten. Got the ball everywhere, calmed the whole team then forced United into submission. I wanna kiss Zinchenko he’s that good."
A third added: "This is what someone with a winner’s mentality looks like."
A fourth stated: "What an unbelievable human being."
A fifth opined: "Signing of the season don’t care what anyone thinks out of this world he is."