Although he hasn’t essentially been an integral a part of the Arsenal first-team of late, there’s little doubt that Emile Smith Rowe nonetheless has the expertise to play for the North London outfit.
The 23-year-old was lauded by his supervisor, Mikel Arteta, through the Spaniard’s press convention for the Crystal Palace sport this weekend.
West Ham are believed to have made a bid for the midfielder and getting some first rate minutes below his belt will certainly be welcomed by Smith Rowe himself.
Whether or not the East Londoners are profitable of their pursuit of the participant stays one other subject solely.
“Regardless of the alleged method from West Ham, a deal for Emile Smith Rowe could be very tough at this stage as Arsenal wish to hold him,” Fabrizio Romano mentioned in his unique Every day Briefing for CaughtOffside.
“Mikel Arteta was clear on the state of affairs in his press convention on Friday when he spoke of the 23-year-old’s unimaginable qualities and the way the membership had been actually comfortable to have him.”
After all you possibly can by no means say by no means in soccer, and if Arteta genuinely believes that he gained’t be capable of provide Smith Rowe the minutes that he wants within the second half of the 2023/24 marketing campaign, it could truly be to Arsenal’s profit to permit him to maneuver throughout the capital.
If, however, the supervisor does intend to play Smith Rowe, then arguably he must combine him once more correctly as quickly as practicable and nicely earlier than the strain of the enterprise finish of the marketing campaign.
In the end the need of the participant himself might decide what occurs subsequent.
Arsenal gained’t wish to hold maintain of an sad participant with the potential of dressing room equilibrium being affected.