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Arteta makes Odegaard admission as AC Milan fail in Martinelli pursuit


Arteta makes Odegaard admission as AC Milan fail in Martinelli pursuit

Mikel Arteta has been complimenting his captain, Martin Odegaard in front of Arsenal’s outing to Manchester United on Sunday, while AC Milan flopped in their quest for Martin Odegaard

Arsenal will be hoping to proceed with their 100 percent start to the season when the Gunners travel to a resurgent Manchester United on Super Sunday.

The Gunners recorded their fifth progressive win with a hard-battled 2-1 triumph over Aston Villa on Wednesday night because of goals from Gabriel Jesus and Gabriel Martinelli.

It follows wins over Crystal Palace, Leicester City, Bournemouth and Fulham, with the Gunners the main Premier League side unbeaten up until this point. Mikel Arteta will be quick to proceed with what has been a noteworthy begin their excursion to Old Trafford.

Arteta acclaims Odegaard

That’s what mikel Arteta trusts “humble”, benevolent Martin Odegaard is the ideal Arsenal captain in front of his side’s excursion to United on Sunday.

The 23-year-old Norway playmaker has established a significant connection since joining from Real Madrid in January 2021 and, in the wake of making his credit move from the Spanish monsters extremely durable the previous summer, he was given the captain’s armband by Arteta in front of the 2022-23 mission.

“He’s a truly modest, hungry player that has a gigantic quality,” Arteta said. “He puts that quality to the assistance of the group. He’s continuously able to get things done for other people and he’s an incredible good example until the end of the players and staff.”

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Arsenal dismissed Martinelli bid

Arsenal had the option to keep their ‘own Ronaldo’ at the Emirates Stadium this season as AC Milan flopped in a bid to sign Gabriel Martinelli.

It was proposed in Italy that the reigning Serie A goliaths were keen on marking the Brazilian forward as an expected replacement for star striker Rafael Leao. The former Lille man was connected with a transition to Chelsea this late spring with the Blues quick to add to their attacking choices following the ways out of Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner.

Eventually, an arrangement for Leao was considered excessively costly for the pecking order at Stamford Bridge and he wound up remaining with Milan. That thus given Arsenal a colossal lift in the way that they had the option to hold the administrations of Martinelli.

It is not yet clear whether the youthful Brazilian would have been enticed by a transfer to the San Siro in any case thinking about Arsenal’s great beginning to the new season, however the proposal of Champions League football could have been an interesting point should Milan have pushed ahead with a move.

Merson makes Arsenal title expectation

Arsenal legend Paul Merson has been more than intrigued by the beginning his former side has made, yet has cautioned that they can’t lose on Sunday, before expressing that they are as yet ‘1,000,000 miles’ from the Premier League title.

“Five games, five wins and top of the table, the Gunners have done all that could be anticipated up until this point,” he said in his Daily Star section. “Each group needs a decent beginning and they have it.

“I’m not saying United are an extraordinary group or anything. Yet, they’re not terrible either and a win for them would make it four a line.

“Neither one of the clubs will lift the title any time soon. The Gunners might have 15 points from 15 however, as I would like to think, they’re 1,000,000 miles from winning the league.

“What they don’t need, however, is to endure rout at United – and, abruptly, that multitude of banalities about them return.”

Arteta makes Odegaard admission as AC Milan fail in Martinelli pursuit

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