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Arsenal Players Allow Kai Havertz to Take Penalty vs Bournemouth for First Ever Goal for the Gunners
- Kai Havertz opened his goal account for Arsenal against Bournemouth on Saturday
- The German stepped up to score the Gunners' third goal during the tie
- Bukayo Saka, Martin Odegaard, and Ben White were among the other goalscorers
Arsenal players showed their class side during their clash against Bournemouth after they allowed Kai Havertz to take a penalty for his first-ever goal for the Gunners.
Havertz sealed a sensational summer move to the Emirates Stadium when he swapped Chelsea for the north Londoners.
According to Sky Sports, Arsenal forked out an eyewatering to land the German forward as Mikel Arteta embarked on strengthening his squad to help him challenge for the Premier League.
However, the former Chelsea star has endured a frustrating start to life at the Emirates, with his struggles in front of the goal earning him criticism from fans.
Havertz ends Arsenal goal wait
However, on Saturday, Havertz ended his long wait for an Arsenal goal as he opened his goal account for the club against Bournemouth.
The former Bayer Leverkusen star got his name on the scoresheet in the minute, with ESPN reporting that his teammates allowed him to take the penalty so he could bag his first goal for his new club.
Bukayo Saka opened the scoring for Arsenal in the 17th minute before Martin Odegaard doubled the advantage from the spot on the stroke of halftime.
Havertz made it 3-0 from the spot shortly after the break as Arteta's men raced to a comfortable win.
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Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Mikel Arteta is facing a major injury crisis ahead of Arsenal's Premier League clash against Bournemouth.
The Gunners are scheduled to face the Cherries at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday, September 30.
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The match comes at a time when the north Londoners are enjoying an impressive run of form, with the side still unbeaten after six outings in the EPL.
The pair of William Saliba and Fabio Vieira were deemed not fit enough for Wednesday's win away at Brentford, and it remains unclear if they will be available for the Bournemouth trip.