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The Arsenal duo who were picked by Mikel Arteta for praise after yesterdays' match against Chelsea.

Mikel Arteta side Arsenal played against the London rivals chalsea in a friendly match in USA. Arsenal were the better side throughout the entire match as they came out winners by four goals to nil.

The Arsenal's first and second goals were score in the first half by the summer signing from Manchester City Gabriel Jesus and Martin Odegaard respectively. Jesus scored an nice chip over the onrushing Chelsea goalkeeper Mendy.

Mikel Arteta's men come back in the second half hot a blaze and added another to goals. The two goals were scored by Bukayo Saka and Sambi Lokonga.

After the game, Arteta picked two of his players for praise after showing a good performance . One of the player picked for praise by Arteta was Arsenal centre back William saliba.

Saliba signed for Arsenal three seasons ago but has always been sent out on loan to various team. His last loan spell with Marseille was considered successful as he was able to help the French club finish in the second position behind PSG.

Arsenal have decided to keep him for next season's competition. He performance caught the eyes of Arsenal manager as Arteta was encouraged by how mature saliba his in the defence at his young age. Artata decided to keep him in the field for the full 90 minutes due to how he was integral to the team.

The other player whom Arteta picked for praise was summer signing from Manchester City Aleksandr Zinchenko. Zinchenko only arived at the club two days before the match but felt ready to play.

Arteta picked him to start at the left back position. Zinchenko did disappoint as he kept things moving for Arsenal on the left side of the pitch.

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