Intense competition Arteta insists Tavares and Tierney must show their form in the starting line-up.
Mikel Arteta has spoken ahead of Arsenal ‘s clash with Manchester United on tonight’s situation at left-back, which Nuno Tavares now has the opportunity to play regularly. Although the team has a full-back Kieran Tierney, the Scottish national team. Returned from an injury
Tavares, the 20-year-old centre-back, only joined from Benfica last summer. And just made his debut in the Premier League in the last 3-4 games due to injury of Tierney and has a satisfactory result. Although there was a mistake in the game against Liverpool. Mikel Arteta was still trusted in the latest game. Arteta revealed in the story. It’s about competing within teams. And the person who is most ready. Both physically And the form of play. Will be given the opportunity to play in the team. in any position
“It’s the level of play we want to see. We want every position to be competitive in delivering the highest level of performance. Competition will lead to development. Last year, when we had problems. Tierney was injured, we had a replacement. And finally, we chose to solve the problem by looking for players to add to the team in the summer. to fill the missing gaps And make the team stronger, part where Tierney has not played much because he still has injuries And the other part is that Tavares is still doing a good job. I think he deserves the opportunity to continue playing.”
Arsenal are fifth in the Premier League with 23 points from 13 games this season.