William Saliba is not the one Arsenal participant having fun with a powerful mortgage spell at Marseille this season. Prior to the defender’s arrival on the Stade Velodrome through the summer time switch window, the Ligue 1 outfit managed to safe the providers of Matteo Guendouzi for the 2021/22 marketing campaign. It has been reported that the deal agreed between Arsenal and Marseille is an preliminary mortgage with an choice to purchase subsequent summer time depending on sure achievable situations. What these situations are haven’t been made clear simply but, however Guendouzi seems to be doing every little thing in his energy to earn a everlasting transfer to the membership.
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Already off the mark for Marseille with a objective of their 3-1 win over Saint-Etienne earlier than the worldwide break, the midfielder saved up his ever-present report to date this season in opposition to Lokomotiv Moscow within the Europa League on Thursday night. Playing 83 minutes of the 1-1 attract Russia, Guendouzi was instrumental in Cengiz Under breaking the impasse for the guests. In truth, so was Saliba. As noticed by @Afcsammmm on Twitter, it was the latter who began the transfer from deep as he fizzed a move into Guendouzi who flicked the ball out into Under’s path. The winger’s first contact allowed him to get the higher of Nayair Tiknziyan who ultimately introduced down the Turkey worldwide within the space and was despatched off for his second bookable offence. Under dusted himself all the way down to dispatch the ensuing penalty, however it wasn’t sufficient to start out Group E with all three factors after Marseille conceded a ‘dumb objective’ within the phrases of Guendouzi. “Clearly it’s very disappointing. We dominated the sport from the primary to the 87th. We conceded a dumb objective. We didn’t handle to attain a second objective and we obtained punished,” he instructed RMC Sport, as per Sport Witness. “That’s how soccer is, we’ll be taught. We can’t have a consequence like that. We had plenty of possibilities to attain three, 4, 5 objectives.”
Whilst Guendouzi wasn’t proud of the consequence, his and Saliba’s function within the construct as much as Under’s objective has been effectively acquired by many Arsenal supporters. Take a have a look at what’s been stated on Twitter and Reddit…
Arsenal fans loved William Saliba’s move to Matteo Guendouzi earlier than Marseille objective. (Image: Twitter)
@zak13g stated: “Miss Guendouzi.” Johnny_bubblegum stated: “That’s a extremely tidy move from Guendouzi. First contact, with simply the appropriate energy behind it and completely positioned. MindedCascade stated: “If solely they have been in Arsenal shirts…”