In the world of football, important players who have the power to determine a team’s destiny are frequently the center of attention. For example, Brighton’s coach Roberto De Zerbi has shown great respect for an Arsenal player who is valued at £50 million, highlighting the player’s crucial part in the team’s current success. De Zerbi says this player is crucial and should be protected to the fullest extent possible.
Not only does De Zerbi understand the importance of important players. Football analyst Steve Nicol discusses how injuries might affect Arsenal’s chances of winning the Premier League. When Nicol looks back on the previous season, he notes the obvious effect of William Saliba’s injury. Alongside Gabriel Magalhaes, the French defender quickly made a name for himself as one of the league’s best defenders. However, in March, he suffered an injury that would keep him out of action for the rest of the season.
Saliba’s absence fell during an important period for Arsenal. Even though they had a five-point advantage with 11 games remaining, they ultimately lost to Manchester City, who stormed to victory. Let’s fast-forward to the current season, where Arsenal is in a promising position, one point behind Liverpool, and City looks less formidable.