Arsenal followers reckon new signing Albert Lokonga is ‘higher than Paul Pogba’ after spectacular exhibiting towards Tottenham
ARSENAL followers have heaped reward on new signing Albert Lokonga following his spectacular exhibiting towards rivals Tottenham.
The 21-year-old was making solely his second begin for the Gunners following his £17million arrival from Anderlecht final month.
Arsenal followers have hailed new signing Albert Lokonga after his sport towards SpursCredit: Getty
Lokonga made his debut on Wednesday throughout a pleasant match with Watford at London Colney.
However his first actual check got here within the conflict with Spurs and though Arsenal fell to a 1-0 defeat, the midfielder handed his check with flying colors.
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And followers took to social media to hail Lokonga, with some Gooners even evaluating him to Manchester United star Paul Pogba.
One tweeted: “Lokonga appears to be absolute high quality, love how he performs small passes within the field however onerous to learn so they really work out extraordinarily effectively.”
One other stated: “Lokonga might be the distinction between us having an honest season or a disastrous one.”
A 3rd added: “Don’t wish to sound dramatic. However Lokonga is ranges above Pogba.”
Lokonga is certainly one of three gamers Arsenal have signed to date this summer season alongside defenders Ben White and Nuno Tavares.
The Gunners have nonetheless confronted doubts for his or her lack of attacking reinforcements and Mikel Arteta was quizzed about whether or not the membership will signal anybody else earlier than the beginning of the brand new season.
He stated: “What we have now is what we have now to maximise and worrying about issues we do not have for the time being, there is no level.
“My vitality is all on the gamers we have now, to make them higher and make them an even bigger menace and win matches.”
Arteta additionally hinted that Newcastle are closing in on a £22million deal for midfielder Joe Willock.
The England Underneath-21 worldwide midfielder was lacking from the sport towards Spurs on Sunday regardless of coaching with the squad on Saturday.
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