Switch information professional Fabrizio Romano has defined why he thinks Arsenal can be higher off signing Actual Sociedad midfielder Martin Zubimendi than Premier League duo Douglas Luiz or Amadou Onana.
Talking solely to CaughtOffside for his Every day Briefing column, Romano recommended that, though Luiz and Onana have confirmed themselves in English soccer already, with Aston Villa and Everton, respectively, Zubimendi has proven throughout his time with Actual Sociedad that he might be the proper match for what Mikel Arteta wants in the course of the park.
The Spain worldwide definitely seems like he may add one thing to this Arsenal midfield, which hasn’t fairly appeared the identical for the reason that departure of Granit Xhaka final summer time, although Romano did additionally warning that he has, to date, appeared completely content material to stick with his present membership as an alternative of in search of a transfer away.
This might maybe imply Zubimendi is just not the perfect participant for Arsenal to focus on, as there’s little level in going after somebody who doesn’t desire a switch any time quickly, however at the least by way of his profile and traits, it appears Romano charges him as ultimate for Arteta’s fashion of play.
“We’ve had numerous tales about Arsenal and totally different midfielders in latest instances, with massive names like Douglas Luiz, Amadou Onana and Martin Zubimendi linked with the Gunners. It seems tough for a deal to occur this January, however we’ll see if the state of affairs is totally different in the summertime,” Romano mentioned.
“So, which of these gamers can be the very best match for Mikel Arteta’s facet? My private feeling is that Zubimendi can be implausible, even when Onana and Douglas have the benefit of each already realizing the Premier League. Zubimendi is implausible participant, he might help together with his imaginative and prescient, high quality and intelligence on the ball – he’s the proper midfielder.
“Nonetheless, it’s necessary to say that he’s very pleased at Actual Sociedad, solely targeted on his membership and he already rejected probabilities to depart within the latest years as he at all times wished to remain there.”