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() 'I'm sure he's up there, proud that I'm following in his footsteps': Dani Ceballos pays heartwarming tribute to childhood hero Antonio Reyes ahead of north London derby Dani Ceballos has been an instant hit with Arsenal fans since joining on loan  Midfielder idolised former Gunner Jose Antonio Reyes, who died in June   Ceballos has spoken about how he was thinking about Reyes when he moved  The 23-year-old added: 'I'm proud to be following in his footsteps too' 

By Will Griffee For Mailonline

Published: 10:25 BST, 1 September 2019 | Updated: 10:26 BST, 1 September 2019

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Arsenal new boy Dani Ceballos has paid a heartwarming tribute to Jose Antonio Reyes ahead of the north London derby. 

Reyes, who was tragically killed in a car accident this June, was Ceballos' childhood hero. 

And the loanee had some touching words to say about his Spanish compatriot and former Gunners favourite. 

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Dani Ceballos spoke to Arsenal's media channel about his childhood hero Jose Antonio Reyes

Dani Ceballos spoke to Arsenal's media

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