Arteta had been aware of Gundogan's skills

Saturday20 February 2021 | 0:24
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Arsenal manager says that he had always known that Ilkay Gundogan was a great player in the pitch.


says that he was always aware of

Ilkay Gundogan

's skillfulness and expresses his delight for the 30-year-old.

Gundogan has already scored 11 league goals for

Manchester United

which has shown a greater role of this player.

Arteta mentioned Gundogan's playing quality such as good timing and proficiency in finishing actions. He said:

"I think now he's playing a higher role in the team.

"He's always had the ability to arrive in the box and has great timing and great qualities to finish the actions.

"Before he played a deeper role and he had the license to do that.

"He's a tremendous player and he's doing really, really well this season."

After being out of action dealing with a groin strain, Gundogan will take a fitness test to check if he can play against



The Citizens have already gained 56 points and have won 17 matches in a row while Arsenal are standing in 10th place of the table with only 34 points gained so far and has gained two victories out of the last six.




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