Arsenal are getting a ‘particular participant with some extent to show’ in Martin Odegaard, who has joined the Premier League membership on mortgage from Actual Madrid.
The deal for the 22-year-old Norwegian was previously introduced on Wednesday morning, with Odegaard given Mesut Ozil’s previous quantity 11 shirt.
A lot has already been mentioned about Odegaard and his early profession, having joined Actual Madrid on the age of 16 after his emergence as considered one of Europe’s brightest prospects in his native Norway.
It hasn’t labored out for him on the Bernabeu, although, and joins Arsenal having struggled for normal minutes this season after being recalled to the group by supervisor Zinedine Zidane.
However followers did get a glimpse of his expertise throughout a productive spell on mortgage at Spanish facet Actual Sociedad final time period, the place he managed seven targets and 9 assists in 36 video games.
He was even hailed as ‘the perfect participant in LaLiga’ for the first-half of the final marketing campaign.
Actual Madrid correspondent and Arsenal fan Alex Kirkland joined talkSPORT this week to disclose the type of participant the Gunners are getting, claiming the ‘wonderkid’ hype from his early profession is lastly coming to fruition.
And he mentioned signing him is a ‘nice’ little bit of enterprise by the London membership.
“I feel Arsenal are getting a really, very gifted participant, and a participant who is able to take the following step and transfer as much as the following stage,” he informed talkSPORT host Jim White.
“He’s acquired one thing to show this season, particularly because it hasn’t fairly labored out for him at Actual Madrid. He’s acquired some extent to show.
“I feel it’s good for the participant and it’s a terrific deal for Arsenal. Within the circumstances it’s just about pretty much as good a signing as they fairly could be anticipated to make on this place.
“His most popular place is a quantity ten and he’s extremely gifted, actually artistic, actually fast when it comes to fast considering, execution and passing, good vary of passing as effectively.
“He’s a really particular participant. We’ve recognized that he’s extremely gifted for a very long time, whenever you suppose again to all of the fuss when Actual Madrid signed him on the age of 16 again in 2015.
“He was in all probability the perfect prospect for his age in all of Europe, at the moment. It has been just a little bit upland down since then, however what we’ve seen actually within the three seasons earlier than this season is a gentle development.
“He’s been getting higher and higher, to the purpose the place final season on mortgage at Actual Sociedad for the primary a part of the season he was arguably the perfect participant in LaLiga
“We noticed sufficient from him final season to say that every one the hype round him is lastly beginning to be justified.”