Gunners midfielder Mesut Ozil hails Matteo Guendouzi as a “brilliant” player, as he earmarks the Frenchman as the best young talent at Arsenal. Guendouzi arrived at the Emirates Stadium in the summer from FC Lorient, in a move costing the club £7.2million.
At just 19, the defensive-minded player would not have been expected to make an instant impact under Unai Emery but immediately showed on the club’s pre-season tour what he can bring to the Spaniard’s side, earning seven Premier League appearances since in which he has started five.
The midfielder has regularly demonstrated his determination to win the ball off the opposition as well as his stunning range of passing ability for his young age. These displays have certainly caught the attention of Arsenal’s superstars, with Ozil a big fan.
In a Q&A session the German international held on Wednesday night via Twitter, the 30-year-old was asked who he believes is the best young talent at Arsenal and opted for the Frenchman over the likes of first team regular Alex Iwobi or Reiss Nelson, who at 18 is starting and scoring in the Bundesliga on loan for Hoffenheim.
The World Cup winner’s answer certainly delighted these fans.
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— Victor Oria (@Nyuka_Bel) 24 October 2018
tell emery to play him instead of xhaka
— ? (@Edogv) 24 October 2018
real recognize real
— n (@AubaCF) 24 October 2018
@amri_699 Mesut approves <3
— Shubham Singh (@fcbshubham) 25 October 2018
Guadz really no wonder
— Katokanonya (@Katokanonya1) 24 October 2018
yeah yo right boy guendouzi boy##ars
— amosemos (@amosemos1) 25 October 2018
Totally agree. ?
— Cheavon Clarke (@CheavonClarke) 25 October 2018
— Sudhir Sukraj (@Sudhiir_S) 25 October 2018
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