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‘Rocket!’ – fans praise Bellerin’s screamer on Twitter

Hector Bellerin scored his first Premier League goal for Arsenal since May on Wednesday night against Chelsea – and boy, was it a good’un.

The Spaniard hammered home a sensational injury time half-volley to level the scores at The Emirates on the night, securing a vital point for Arsene Wenger’s side against their London rivals.

The Gunners had led the game through Jack Wilshere, but found themselves nearing defeat at the final whistle thanks to goals from Chelsea’s Eden Hazard and Marcos Alonso – the former of the two being a controversial penalty conceded by Bellerin himself.

But the full-back was on hand to redeem himself in brilliant fashion late-on.

Running onto a lose ball on the edge of the box with moments to go, Bellerin looped a sweeping shot past Thibaut Courtois in the Chelsea goal and into the top corner to send the crowd at The Emirates into elation.

The draw means the Gunners remain unbeaten in nine games in all competitions, and a point keeps them within touching distance of Chelsea and the other teams ahead of them. Currently in sixth, Arsenal are one point behind Tottenham, five behind Liverpool and seven behind Chelsea.

They still however, remain 23 points adrift of runaway leaders Manchester City.

The Arsenal faithful were thrilled with Bellerin’s strike, and his performance on the night …

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