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Australia national team goalkeeper Mat Ryan waxed lyrical about how he supported Premier League giants Arsenal as a boy upon joining them earlier this month.

Mat Ryan fell out of favour with manager Graham Potter at Brighton and he had to leave the club to secure the opportunity of playing regular football. Australia shot stopper Mat Ryan had been the first choice goalkeeper at Brighton and Hove Albion since his move to the club from Spanish La Liga giants Valencia in 2017.

The Australia shot stopper signed for the Seagulls shortly after their promotion from the English Championship and he was the first choice goalkeeper in the two seasons under former manager Chris Hughton in the Premier League and he continued that role under Graham Potter, who replaced the sacked Hughtonat the start of the last campaign. The Australia national team star was a Premier League regular last season and also played 11 of the first 12 games in the league this season before he was replaced by Spanish goalkeeper Robert Sanchez in the Brighton goal.
In one of his recent interviews, Brighton and Hove Albion boss Graham Potter told reporters that Matt Ryan can leave the club after he lost his place to Robert Sanchez and the Australia national team shot stopper has done that by signing for Arsenal on loan until the rest of the season. Matt Ryan spoke about his love for the Gunners since an early age during his first interview as an Arsenal player. The Australia goalkeeper has a lot to do to convince manager Mikel Arteta to start in goal ahead of undisputed first choice Bernd Leno. German international Leno has played in all the 20 Premier League games for the Gunners this season and barring any injury, Matt Ryan won't play in any league game. His best bet could be in the Europa League with the Gunners set to face Benfica of Portugal over two legs in the next three weeks.