Arsenal debutants helped the club to a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace. Mikel Arteta has also said he expects more new faces before the transfer window ends.
The manager also added things are falling very nicely for the club and him. He also heaped praises on William Saliba and other debutants.
ARSENAL VS CRYSTAL PALACE FULL MATCH REPORT
The Gunner were on the top right from the first minute of the game. The domination paid off when Gabriel Martinelli’s strike gave them the lead in the first half. Crystal Palace failed to create any chances in the first half. However, they started well in the second half. Although, a second-half own goal by Marc Guehi gave them the assured win.
However, the new signings of Arsenal also played a big part in the victory. Gabriel Jesus, the new signing from Manchester City constantly won 50-50 balls. Another signing from Manchester City, Oleksandr Zinchenko also provided an assist to Gabriel Martinelli goal in the first half. He was a constant threat from the left-back position.
MIKEL ARTETA PRAISES THE PLAYERS AND ALSO PROVIDES UPDATES ON THE TRANSFER WINDOW
Mikel Arteta also heaped praise on the new signings. He said, “(Jesus brings) the fear factor — he is always in your shoulder, the ball is bouncing, that 50-50 ball, he always has that intuition, that ability to get the ball off you. The manager also praised William Saliba after his debut game. He said, “You need the right balance, the physicality in this league is something that you cannot come up short on, because if you do you’re going to be exposed”.
He also said he expects more signings to arrive at Arsenal before the window ends. Mike Arteta told Sky Sports,” There are a few things we have planned (in the transfer market), and if we can do them it would be great.” The manager also praised the performance of Aaron Ramsdale. He praised his goalkeeping ability during the one-on-one chance against Eze’s shot.
Arsenal are still looking to sign players. However, some reports indicate that they will have to sell players before they can buy players. The Gunners are currently linked with moves for Youri Tielemans, Lucas Paqueta, and a new right winger
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