William Saliba has showcased why he really better than majority of Mikel Arteta’s defenders after produced solid display in Marseille 3-1 win over Saint-Etienne.
The 20-year-old has been loaned to Marseille for the length of the campaign after Mikel Arteta suggested that he yet to ready to Arsenal first-team selection.
Saliba, meanwhile, showcased why he really better than Arteta’s defensive options, who started this campaign in Premier League in a miserable form after conceded nine goals in just three fixturing.
The Frenchman has started in all four of Marseille Ligue 1 fixtures, with including their win over Saint-Etienne on Saturday evening.
On the back of that showing, Saliba’s impressive statistics across the 90 minutes have come to light.
The stats, taken from SofaScore, can be seen below, and paint a much more impressive picture than anything we have seen from Arsenal’s woeful centre-backs to this point in the season.
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William Saliba vs Saint-Étienne last night:
•8 duels won (80% success)
•94 passes (96% accuracy)
•2 long balls (100% accuracy)
•6 dribbles (100% accuracy)
•0 errors leading to shots
•0 times dribbled past