In gentle of rumours over a transfer away, Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has refuted claims that William Saliba will keep at Olympique Marseille and as an alternative published that he’ll come again to the membership. The French megastar spent the season on mortgage at Marseille and performed a key function of their second-place end.
Whilst William Saliba signed for Arsenal to a large number of pomp and hype in the summertime of 2020, the Frenchman was once despatched again out on mortgage to St-Etienne right away. Not anything has modified since with the defender spending two extra seasons out on mortgage with out creating a first-team look. That features a spell at OGC Great sooner than he was once despatched out, ultimate summer time, to spend the 2021/22 season at Marseille. The latter transfer has labored out beautifully because the 21-year-old has thrived at Marseille, making 52 appearances throughout all competitions.
No longer handiest that, he received the Younger Participant of the Season which has sparked rumours that the defender desires to stick on the membership completely. On the other hand, Mikel Arteta has refuted the claims and admitted they “made the suitable resolution” sending Saliba out on mortgage. No longer handiest that, the Arsenal boss additional made his stance transparent on his long term and published that Saliba was once despatched out on mortgage to get game-time and now “he has the revel in and setting important to be aggressive with us”.
“We made the suitable resolution. We want him (Saliba) to come back again. He has the revel in and the surroundings important to be aggressive with us. If he had stayed with us this yr, with a fit of Premier League every week, with Ben White and Gabriel, he don’t have had part the taking part in time he had with Marseille, that is needless to say,” Arteta informed RMC Game
“For his enlargement and what he can do subsequent season that don’t have been just right. William wasn’t with us as a result of he don’t have had the taking part in time to achieve revel in. That is it, there may be not anything else.”