William Saliba confirmed Arsenal what they’re lacking out on with a brilliant efficiency in Marseille’s 3-1 win over Saint-Etienne.
Saliba joined the Gunners from Saint-Etienne in a £27million deal in 2020 however is but to make a single first-team look below Mikel Arteta.
The centre-back spent the second half of final season at Nice and has since returned to Ligue 1 with Marseille on a season-long mortgage deal.
Arsenal followers needed him to remain on the Emirates they usually’ve since seen their aspect concede 9 objectives of their first three Premier League video games.
Saliba, in the meantime, has loved a promising begin to his spell at Marseille and was one in every of their finest gamers in opposition to Saint-Etienne. We’ve listed 5 stats from his spectacular efficiency.
– Saliba accomplished one deal with, one interception, 5 clearances and 4 recoveries on the Stade Velodrome.
– The 20-year-old received eight of his 10 floor duels in opposition to his former membership and in addition made zero errors resulting in pictures
– Despite figuring out Saliba fairly nicely, the Saint-Etienne gamers weren’t in a position to dribble previous him in the course of the recreation.
You have to significantly query the psychological fortitude of a person who sends a expertise like William Saliba out on mortgage to realize expertise earlier than lining up with a again three of Sead Kolašinac, Rob Holding and Callum Chambers.
— Zach Lowy (@ZachLowy) August 28, 2021
– He additionally showcased his glorious skill on the ball, recording a 95.9% move accuracy and making two profitable lengthy balls.
– The defender likes to deliver the ball out from the again and was profitable with all six of his dribbles in opposition to Saint-Etienne.
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