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'Arsenal put faith in me and I can't let them down': Dani Ceballos desperate to repay Gunners after injury hell... as loanee reveals fans song convinced him to stay at the Emirates Dani Ceballos has opened up about his loan move to Arsenal from    Ceballos says he is grateful for Arsenal taking a chance on him last summer  The midfielder wants to repay the club and the fans who have a song for him  The 23-year-old also believes Mikel Arteta can achieve success as Arsenal boss 

By Pete Jenson for MailOnline

Published: 14:00 GMT, 12 February 2020 | Updated: 14:00 GMT, 12 February 2020

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Arsenal's Dani Ceballos says he wants to pay back the club for the faith they showed in him in the summer by adding his weight to a late push for a Champions League place.

The 23-year-old told Marca: 'Arsenal took a chance on me and I want to pay them back that faith with hard work and turning the situation around.

'If I do it, then it will mean even more because I have come back to help the team after injury. It will be a better outcome than to have taken the cowardly decision to walk away and leave the team in the lurch. Arsenal put faith in me and I can't let them down.'

Dani Ceballos is enjoying life in London playing for Arsenal on loan from Real Madrid

Dani Ceballos is enjoying life in London playing for Arsenal on loan from

Ceballos has become a bit hit in the dressing room and also with the Arsenal supporters

Ceballos has become a bit hit in the dressing room and also with the Arsenal supporters

The Spain midfielder has not given up on the club making it into the Champions League places. He said: 'There are 13 games left and we are still alive. In this Premier League you win three games and you're right back up there.

'We are 10 points from the Champions League places and now is the time for everyone to row in the same direction and achieve the objectives of the season.

'On a personal level I have just come back from a serious injury. It's the first one I have had since turning professional.

Spanish newspaper Marca have focused on his time at Arsenal away from the focus of Madrid

Spanish newspaper Marca have focused on his time at Arsenal away from the focus of Madrid

Ceballos believes Mikel Arteta is the right man to lead Arsenal forward after a tough period

Ceballos believes Mikel Arteta is the right man to lead Arsenal forward after a tough period

'My tendon was affected and the doctors told me that it was unusual and that I had to take real care.

'I've been taken it carefully because I've been afraid of having a set-back. Now I have to get match fit and get back to my best level.'

Ceballos regrets not being able to help Unai Emery, the coach who brought him to England, keep his job.

CEBALLOS PREMIER LEAGUE STATS 19/20 

Appearances: 11

Assists: 2

Tackles: 19

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