Arsenal boss Arteta still keen to bring in more players after new boys impress in Palace victory

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta remains to be eager to herald extra gamers after new boys impress in opening victory over Crystal Palace – as Gary Neville urges the Spaniard to signal a full again and a midfielder

  • Arsenal have already added 5 new signings – at a value of greater than £100m
  • Jesus, Zinchenko and Saliba all impressed within the 2-0 victory at Crystal Palace
  • But boss Mikel Arteta needs extra signings earlier than the switch window closes

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta insisted he nonetheless wanted to signal extra gamers regardless of beginning their Premier League marketing campaign with a formidable 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Friday night time.

Arsenal have already added 5 new signings – at a value of greater than £100million – together with Gabriel Jesus and Oleksandr Zinchenko. 

And William Saliba made his long-awaited debut at Selhurst Park nearly three years after becoming a member of for £30million from Saint-Etienne.

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta still wants more signings despite their 2-0 win at Crystal Palace

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta nonetheless needs extra signings regardless of their 2-0 win at Crystal Palace

All three impressed within the win over Palace, however Arteta confirmed that desires to make extra signings earlier than the switch window closes on September 1. 

He stated: ‘Start of the season crucial factor is to win the primary match. Then we are able to take into consideration issues we now have to enhance, and there have been a couple of at the moment. 

‘Saliba was very good. We have been wonderful within the first half hour we must always have scored two or three. And then to win right here it’s a must to dig in and handle the sport, which isn’t simple to do. Jesus began very well at the moment. 

Arsenal boss praised William Saliba after the £30m defender finally made his debut

Arsenal boss praised William Saliba after the £30m defender lastly made his debut

‘To win right here it’s a must to undergo and we did at the moment. That’s the resilience we have to win these video games. 

‘We wanted out keeper at the moment, Palace had the most effective likelihood of the sport with that one on one and Aaron did very well for us. 

‘We are going to attempt to convey in additional gamers. 

‘There are some things that we now have tried however for now its time to work with the gamers we now have.’

Gary Neville was not convinced by Ben White (R) playing out of position at full back

Gary Neville was not satisfied by Ben White (R) enjoying out of place at full again

Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville agreed that Arsenal ought to look to bolster their squad by signing a full again and a midfielder. 

He stated: ‘I used to be extra impressed within the second half. I anticipated their forwards to be sensible however the query mark was over their robustness and resilience to deal with the contact 20 minutes in away matches. That was the place they actually impressed me. They stood up tonight.

‘My solely concern with the fullbacks. It is tough for Ben White switching to that place. You have to take 10 video games or so to get used to it.

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka was booked for a dive in the first-half at Selhurst Park

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka was booked for a dive within the first-half at Selhurst Park

‘The sport has come alongside massively previously few years by way of constructive soccer. We all the time used to go away two males again for a nook, now the coaches aren’t bothered about that its all about positivity. If I used to be Ben White I might have been giving myself ten yards in case I get in a race with Zaha.

‘That first win was actually essential at the moment. Those subsequent 4 video games look fairly good. The challenges will come later within the season, but when they will hold this squad match they appear good.

‘They might strengthen in central midfield. If Partey or Xhaka went down they could look a bit mild. If they might get a extremely prime midfielder, I simply really feel Xhaka is all the time going to allow you to down, he obtained booked at the moment.’

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