Mikel Arteta Names Two Arsenal Players That Are Undroppable Ahead of Europa League Match
By Mwinyi47 | self meida writer
Published 1 months ago - 35 views
Mikel Arteta was impressed by his team despite dropping points against Burnley at Turf Moor. Aubameyang's strike was cancelled by Chris Wood after a terrible mistake by Granit Xhaka.
After the game, he hailed the performance of Willian and Calum Chambers who were formidable in their roles.
(Calum Chambers vying for the ball with Willian in training session. Photo: Getty Images)
It was the first start for Chambers since December 2019. He was selected ahead of Hector Bellerin in the right back position.
According to WhoScored, the English defender completed 100% of attempted tackles, a 74% pass accuracy, recovered the ball nine times, made 5 clearances and created 2 big chances.
"I'm extremely happy with him. He deserved completely his chance to start the game because of the recovery he's done, the preparation he's done to get to the level he's at at the moment and the way he trains and behaves every day." He said in a press conference after the game as quoted by Football dot London.
His counterpart, Willian, registered the third assist after similar number of games. It was another great performance from him since his free transfer from Chelsea in the summer.
The Gunners will be playing Olympiakos in the Europa League match on Thursday 11th, March.
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