Arsenal captain Martin Odegaard has explained why the return of star striker Gabriel Jesus will help the Gunners in their fight for the Premier League title.
After signing from Manchester City in the summer, Jesus brought a new dimension to Arsenal’s attack. While he has been a bit clumsy in front of goal, his pressing and on-pitch relationship with his attacking co-stars has transformed Mikel Arteta’s side.
Jesus was in excellent form in the first half of the season, but was ruled out of the 2022 FIFA World Cup with Brazil for several months due to a knee injury.
He finally made his return to the pitch last week, coming on as a substitute in a 3-0 win at Fulham and Thursday’s Europa League first leg draw for Sporting CP.
Speaking after the last 16 tie with Sporting, Odegaard opened up on what jesusThe return means more for Arsenal in their quest for Premier League glory.
“It’s a great addition to the team again. He gives so much every day in training, he comes in and trains like it’s a game,” he said.
“He gives everything in all situations so it’s great to have him back. Of course, he helps with leadership, he’s been at Manchester City and won a few things there, so he can bring his experience and his energy as well. might help.”
“City Players” [Jesus and Oleksandr Zinchenko] Just bring a different perspective, they have experience and people listen when they talk. He remains calm under pressure and adds a lot. The whole team is helping each other, so that’s the main thing.”
armory A win against Crystal Palace on Sunday can move eight points clear of Manchester City in the Premier League table, although they will have played a game more in Pep Guardiola’s side.