Week 30 of English Premier League was a good start for Arsenal because it won three perfect points. These results make them shift the position of Manchester United ranked 4th in the standings.
Not only replaced the position of the Red Devils, but the Gunners were also able to get closer to the achievement of Tottenham. This situation made the fans who prepared Saint Totteringham’ Day become bigger. This event was the day in which Arsenal were confirmed to win over Tottenham Hotspur.
Referring to this, Arsenal have not celebrated for the past two seasons. On their journey now, Arsenal look so working hard as the transition takes place from Arsene Wenger to Unai Emery.
It seems slow but sure, Emery’s figure was increasingly criticized because the decision to reduce the squad of players. One thing that’s certain is Emery became the person who most understood Arsenal where to go. The return of Arsenal to the right path is also inseparable from a number of star figures.
Here are two field stars who have successfully returned Arsenal to their best performances and more specifically are hunting for the top four in the Premier League this season.
1. Bernd Leno
The young German goalkeeper came in the 2018/19 season. Coming up as one of the best young German Bundesliga goalkeepers, Leno immediately gained trust as Arsenal’s first goalkeeper this season. As for the prefix Leno career at the Emirates Stadium is not easy, where he had to start with the status as a backup of Petr Cech. However, the injury suffered by Cech made Leno get a chance as a place of proof.
Had started very nervous as Arsenal’s main goalkeeper, but Leno finally was able to answer all doubts with his best performance. The peak of Leno’s performance occurred when Arsenal faced Tottenham. In this match, Leno recorded a lot of rescue through the action of the opposing team.
2. Sokratis Papastathopoulos
No different from Leno, Sokratis is also a new Arsenal player who arrived in the 2018/19 season. Came from Borussia Dortmund to London, this one defender became one of Arsenal’s best recruits.
Sokratis is referred to as a player who is consistent in maintaining his appearance on the pitch. The formation of four or three defenders was successfully practiced by Sokratis. Sokratis is able to prove himself as a flexible player because he can play with anyone.
Sokratis is good at defending when paired with Shkodran Mustafi or even with Lorient Koscielny. With this situation that continues to improve, it can be predicted that Arsenal will always put a heavy burden on the summit of Sokratis to deliver them victorious on local and long-distance performances.