The clip of the incident almost instantly went viral, pushing Lansbury back into the mainstream football spotlight  – a position he has rarely occupied since he was ‘the next big thing’ at Arsenal.

Wenger was certainly convinced, handing him a long-term contract and saying of Lansbury in January 2010: « He will be a big player for me. He Margareta Maglie Calcio Di Squadre EKZLiliaj is at the moment having a very interesting experience [at Watford] that we judge to be very successful.

He earned Premier League promotions in three consecutive seasons with nuova maglia milan 2022 three different clubs – Watford, Norwich City and West Ham. During this time he surely could have stepped up to a lower-ranked Premier League side, but his contract Margareta Maglie Calcio Di Squadre EKZLiliaj at Arsenal kept him tied up, and instead pushed him towards clubs that were not in the same division.

The manager who had signed him, Steve Bruce, was replaced by Dean Smith, who in turn preferred John McGinn and Conor Hourihane in the Championship, before bringing in several more midfield options upon them reaching the Premier League.