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"Best Decision Of His Career"; Arsenal Star's Father Claims His Son Thrives Under Arteta

Odegaard was so revolutionary when he moved to Arsenal on loan for the second half of last season that Edu and Arteta did everything they could to sign him last summer. 

What a coup he's been? Odegaard has 6 goals and 5 assists in all appearances for Arteta in his first full season as a Gunner. 


This weekend, despite failing to score or assist, he captained Arsenal to a famous 3-1 victory over Manchester United. Hans Erik told Norway's VG, as quoted by Sport Witness, that he was ecstatic about his son's stellar performance in the Premier League. 

Erik, who has previously stated that he supports Liverpool, now claims to have a soft spot for Arsenal. He acknowledges,

"I’m a bit of an Arsenal fan now."

He then explained to VG why switching from Real Madrid to Arsenal was the best decision for his son's football career.

"Many people talk about it being so very good now. But if you look at the last few years, he has been stable for a long time. He was not so bad at Real Sociedad either. Now he has joined a team that is developing very well. He thrives there," 

Regarding his son's captaincy of Arsenal on the pitch in Premier League games, he added, "A declaration of trust.

"He is very happy with Arteta, but also very happy with the support staff, everything around the club and the locker room. The players have received him well."

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