For all their dominance, Arsenal only had around half the possession. It’s not what you get, though, it’s what you do with it. And after 66 minutes had done enough.
He left the pitch to a standing ovation to be replaced by Reiss Nelson.
Not surprisingly, Arsenal fans chanted his name all the way – they need him to be just as on song for Wolves at the weekend.
The most remarkable thing they have discovered in the last five years is that the ice packs will go on, the bruises will abate and, yes, he probably will be.