Arsenal defender William Saliba has joined Good on mortgage till the top of the season, the Gunners have confirmed.
The 19-year-old has not but performed a aggressive match for Arsenal regardless of signing for the membership from Saint-Etienne in the summertime of 2019.
His mortgage spell again on the French membership final season was disrupted by the coronavirus disaster, that means he didn’t develop as Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta hoped.
The membership had been unable to seek out one other mortgage answer throughout the summer season and Saliba has admitted to feeling ‘locked up’ as he was missed by Arteta for the primary half of the Premier League season.
There have been rumours of a everlasting departure this month, which might’ve angered many Arsenal followers given Saliba’s potential, however these fears have been allayed by a confirmed mortgage transfer to Good.
Arsenal’s technical director Edu mentioned: “William Saliba is a participant with an enormous quantity of expertise and potential. We’re assured he can have an amazing profession with us however we should keep in mind that he’s nonetheless solely 19 years previous and has a variety of time forward of him.
“William skilled a really difficult time final yr, together with his enjoying time restricted by damage and the early ending of the Ligue 1 season as a result of pandemic.
“So along with William, we’ve determined that spending the remainder of the season on mortgage with Good is one of the simplest ways for him to develop.
“We can be retaining in shut contact with William throughout his time with Good and look ahead to seeing him make good progress till the top of the season.”