By Dominic Toner
Hector Bellerin revealed his delight on Twiter after Arsenal’s victory on Tuesday and highlighted the club’s academy graduates.
The Gunners recorded a comfortable 2-0 home victory against Reading in the EFL Cup and booked their place in the quarter-finals of the competition.
Manager Arsene Wenger decide to make nine changes to his side and gave some of the club’s youngsters the chance to impress.
Jeff Reine-Adelaide, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Alex Iwobi were all named in the starting XI, with the latter becoming an important member in the senior team.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored the two decisive goals to continue his strong start to the season.
Bellerin was thrilled to see so many youngsters play in the club’s cup win at the Emirates.
“Good to watch the boys get us through to the quarter-finals last night with a lot of academy graduates,” Bellerin wrote on his personal Twitter account.
— Héctor Bellerín (@HectorBellerin) October 26, 2016
Bellerin, 21, has become the club’s first-choice right-back in the last two seasons after breaking into the first team.
The Spanish defender moved to Arsenal’s academy in 2011 after leaving Barcelona and has even been linked with a return to Spain.
He has made 85 appearances for the Gunners and earned a place in the PFA Team of the Year last season for his impressive performances.
In other Arsenal news, the club’s supporters reacted on Twitter to Olivier Giroud’s cameo against Reading.