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Arsenal: Arteta Has His Own Rio Ferdinand In Star, Is Tonali Arteta's Mystery Midfield Signing?

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After the Crystal Palace game, it was clear that Arteta had unveiled one of Arsenal's best center backs in William Saliba. Last season, the 21-year-old impressed on loan at Marseille, helping them finish second and winning the Ligue 1 young player of the year award. Many believe he'll make an impact now that he's returned to Arsenal. "Saliba is a really good player. When I look at him, he reminds me of a player I used to play against—and that player is Rio Ferdinand.

"If you look at how Saliba plays and how Rio did when he was young, they have the same style," said William Gallas, as per the Express

It's no secret that Arteta is looking for a reliable midfielder to complement Xhaka and Partey in his midfield. A number of midfielders, including Youri Tielemans, Lucas Paqueta, and Arthur Melo, have been linked, but no deals have been completed.

According to the Mail, AC Milan midfield genius Sandro Tonali is a midfielder to watch: Arsenal have contacted the Serie A defending champions about signing the Italian. Milan have stated that they want £46 million for the 22-year-old. Based on his strong season last year and the fact that he is in the age bracket of the players Arteta is keen to sign, Tonali could be the missing piece in Arteta's midfield puzzle.

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