Arsenal manager says that he had always known that Ilkay Gundogan was a great player in the pitch.
says that he was always aware ofIlkay Gundogan
's skillfulness and expresses his delight for the 30-year-old.
Gundogan has already scored 11 league goals forManchester 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 againstArsenal
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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