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Mikel Arteta reveals the new Arsenal signing that he is happy with this season

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has opened up on the new signing that arrived this summer that he is happy with.

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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has expressed his satisfaction with the performance of new signing Kai Havertz so far this season. The 24-year-old midfielder joined Arsenal from Chelsea in a £65 million deal during the summer transfer window.

Speaking to Football Daily, Arteta praised Havertz’s intensity, mobility, threat, and understanding of the game and spaces on the pitch. He also highlighted how well Havertz has fit in with the rest of the team. “I’m really happy with what he’s bringing to the team, his intensity, his mobility, his threat, his understanding of the game & spaces & the way he’s fitted around the boys as well, so I’m really, really happy with him.” Mikel Arteta told Football Daily.

Havertz is not the only new addition to Arsenal’s squad this season. The club has been active in the transfer market, securing three other signings. They acquired 22-year-old defender Jurrien Timber from Ajax for a deal worth €40 million plus €5 million add-ons. Additionally, Arsenal splashed out £105 million to bring in 24-year-old midfielder Declan Rice from West Ham. They also signed 27-year-old goalkeeper David Raya from Brentford on a loan deal with an option to buy.

 

LONDON, ENGLAND – AUGUST 12: Kai Havertz of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Nottingham Forest at Emirates Stadium on August 12, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

With these four signings, Arsenal has bolstered their squad ahead of the new season. The team got off to a positive start by winning their first game against Nottingham Forest with a scoreline of 2-1. Currently sitting in fourth position on the Premier League table, Arsenal will be looking to build on this early success and challenge for silverware.

The acquisition of Havertz is particularly exciting for Arsenal fans as he brings a wealth of talent and experience to the midfield. Known for his technical ability and versatility, Havertz has already shown glimpses of his potential in his performances for Chelsea last season.

His ability to contribute goals and assists will be crucial for Arsenal as they aim to improve on their previous campaign’s performance. With Arteta’s guidance and tactical acumen, there is hope that Havertz can reach new heights at the Emirates Stadium.

The signing of Havertz also highlights Arsenal’s ambition to compete at the highest level. The club’s willingness to invest significant sums in talented players demonstrates their commitment to returning to the top of English football.

 

LONDON, ENGLAND – AUGUST 12: Kai Havertz of Arsenal runs with the ball whilst under pressure from Willy Boly of Nottingham Forest during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Nottingham Forest at Emirates Stadium on August 12, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

As the season progresses, Arsenal fans will be eagerly watching Havertz’s development and hoping that he can continue to impress on the pitch. With his skill set and Arteta’s guidance, there is no doubt that Havertz has the potential to become a key player for Arsenal in their pursuit of success.

Overall, Mikel Arteta’s praise for Kai Havertz is a positive sign for both the player and Arsenal fans. With a strong squad and promising performances, there is optimism surrounding the team as they aim to challenge for trophies this season.

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