Arsene Wenger explains why star player came off against Swansea

Sead Kolasinac joined Arsenal for free from German club Schalke.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: (2ndL) Olivier Girod celebrates scoring the 4th Arsenal goal with (L) Sead Kolasinac and (R) Aaron Ramsey during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on August 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Olivier Giroud;Sead Kolasinac;Aaron Ramsey

Arsenal won 2-1 in their latest Premier League match against Swansea on Saturday and one man who ignited the Gunners resurgence was new signing Sead Kolasinac, he scored and assisted in the game to turn the tide in Arsenal’s favor. Wenger recently spoke about the left back in media and was high in praise for the new boy.

“Kolasinac was decisive today, because he scored and made an assist. We had a bit more space on the left, we saw that and we wanted to take advantage of that in the second half because they blocked Hector a lot with Clucas on our right side.”
“For us it was important to build up on the right and change quickly to the left and create some space for Kolasinac. He did that very well,” Wenger said when he was asked about Kolasinac.

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Kolasinac equalized for Arsenal against Swansea
Arsenal boss also told that Kolasinac has made everyone believe that he is a good signing since he has come at the Emirates and he has been accepted by everyone. Also his body power and his energy has helped him to adapt in the Premier League so quickly, according to Wenger.
But there was concern among Arsenal fans as Kolasinac limped off in the final minutes of the game and had to go off. But the Frenchman assured that it is not t huge problem and it has bothered him in the past as well.

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“It’s a hip problem, a tight muscle in his hip. How long will he be out? I don’t know. We hope to get him fit for next Sunday,” Arsenal boss said.

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Sead has so far scored three goals and the former Schalke defender has already become a fan favorite. Arsenal face a huge test as they travel to Etihad on next Sunday and Kolasinac will play a big part there if he is fit enough to play.

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