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Arsenal’s Trossard becomes First Player to provide Hat-trick of Assists in First Half of Premier League

History was made by Arsenal’s Leandro Trossard in the Premier League after a stunning display of first-half hat-trick of assists into his pocket at Fulham.

Leandro Trossard bags hat-trick of assists against Fulham

Arsenal had previously acquired the Belgian international in the January transfer window to enhance their attack. The Gunners have indeed made sure of putting the versatility of the forward into good use amidst the absence of players like Gabriel Jesus and Eddie Nketiah.

Trossard was given a chance to start down the middle against Fulham, but his greatest contributions to the match came from out wide in the form of a corner and two different crosses from the left side.

His crosses had served blessing for Arsenal, allowing Gabriel Magalhaes, Gabriel Martinelli and Martin Odegaard to find their rightful targets.

With his great display, Tossard becomes first player Santi Cazorla, another Arsenal legend, to score a hattrick of goals and assists in the same season. He is going to be that one buy for Arsenal that has set several things in motion for the remainder of the season.

Arsenal 3-0 Fulham, Trossard makes Premier League history

This has made Trossard the first ever player in the Premier League in contributing with this many assist in the opening 45 minutes in an away match.

Trossard’s presence had significantly aided Arsenal in achieving complete control of the game against Fulham providing the Gunners with another victory as table toppers of the League this season.

I’m really happy with it, I always try and contribute goals or assists and help the team going forward,’ said the former Brighton man. ‘I’m really happy that we won and we can go forward with this.’

Mikel Arteta led squad are all set of finishing at the top of the Premier League table quite clearly ahead of Guardiola’s Manchester City, while they are in their race for the Cup for the first time ever the ‘Invincibles’ of 2003-04.

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