Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has labeled Man Utd midfielder Bruno Fernandes because the “best player within the league” for “many intervals” this season.
This week marked the anniversary of the Portuguese big cash change year from Sporting Lisbon to Old Trafford, the place the 26-year-old has exceeded even essentially the most optimistic expectations.
No-one has scored extra goals for a Premier League membership than Fernandes since his first look, with the midfielder taking it to twenty-eight together with his cumbersome free kick winner against Liverpool rivals within the FA Cup on Sunday.
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Arteta warned Arsenal followers to not expect an excessive amount of from January signing Martin Odegaard when he declared Fernandes as “the best player within the league” this season.
Arteta advised reporters: “You take a look at the statistics and what it’s [Fernandes] gives the team with unquestionably dramatic enhancements and for a lot of intervals might be the league’s best player.
“The affect it has had has been great. They paid a big value for doing so – Martin’s state of affairs is totally totally different.
“We get a player who hasn’t played within the last few months for nearly any football however we consider he has all of the qualities and talent to be a success for our team.”
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang may nonetheless be missing Arsenal against Man Utd as he continues to be there for his mom, who suffers from well being problems.
As as to if Aubameyang will do it, Arteta added: “I do not know, I spoke to him yesterday issues are wanting higher on the moment however we’ve to attend and see.
“He’s our captain and one of the crucial necessary players we’re doing every part we will to get him back as soon as potential however realizing that it has been by way of a tough few days for him to need to assist his household. We have been right here to assist him with the time he wanted to get that sorted. “