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Arsenal midfielder Torreira determined to make it under Emery

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira is determined to make it under manager Unai Emery.

Only five team-mates played more minutes in all competitions than Torreira last season.

But asked about his drop down the pecking order this term, Torreira said: “I don't know whether I'd say it's frustrating.

“All players want to play, they obviously want to be in the starting XI – that's completely normal.

“But that's not something that depends on me.

“It's down to the coach to make those decisions and really I have to respect that. Right now it's about not giving up.

“You have to continue working hard and whether I'm playing in the starting XI or from the bench I want to give my all for the team. That's the kind of player I am.

“I like to give 100 per cent for the shirt to help my team-mates and to give the fans something to cheer about."

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