Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is happy with the ability of William Saliba after his brilliant display against Tottenham Hotspur

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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is more than happy with the performance of William Saliba. The comments come after his brilliant display against Tottenham Hotspur.

William Saliba continues to impress under Mikel Arteta this season. The defender is also in discussions to sign a contract extension with the club.


Arsenal dominated Tottenham Hotspur in the derby match at Emirates stadium. The Gunners won the match 3-1. They also had luck on their side. Emerson Royal got the red card for his reckless tackle. However, many fans claimed that it was not a red card. Although, one cannot deny that Arsenal deserved to win the game.

Thomas Partey opened the scoring for the Gunners. However, Harry Kane scored a penalty to equalize. Although, the Gunners started the second half with attacking football. The style rewarded them with the goal of Gabriel Jesus. Emerson Royal was also shown a red card in the 62nd minute to make the matters worse. However, the goal by Granit Xhaka put the game beyond the reach of the Spurs. There was also one more player that helped the Gunners win. The name of the player is William Saliba


The star man for the Gunners was again William Saliba. The French defender is playing his first season in the Premier League. William Saliba signed for the Gunners in 2019. However, he went on in his first three seasons to different teams in France. Hence, many claimed that the defender was not in the plans of Mikel Arteta. However, Arteta kept the player and is proven right for doing it.

The defender has not put a foot wrong this season for Arsenal. The credit should also be given to Mikel Arteta for playing him regularly. William Saliba was again brilliant with his defending against Tottenham. His teammate Aaron Ramsdale was also very happy with him. He said,

He is a bit of a Rolls-Royce with the way he moves and he has never seemed phased.”He is a young boy so still makes mistakes, so at the minute it is either Ben (White), myself, Gabriel or Thomas Partey digging him out.

Arsenal remains top of the Premier League table ahead of Manchester City. Many are claiming from now on that they are a title contender this season. However, time will only tell if they can continue their brilliant form for the rest of the season.

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