Arsenal legend Ian Wright chose Ben White as his MOTM over Saliba and Xhaka. He insists that White enables Arsenal to gain possession in the final third.
The Gunners’ 3-1 win over Tottenham means they’ve now scored 20 goals in eight games. Spurs’ unbeaten run comes to an end with a loss at the Emirates.
This is sweet retribution for Arsenal, who missed out on the top four last season after losing 3-0 to Tottenham. Wright couldn’t contain his joy after the final whistle. He stated after the game (via Metro):
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“When you look at the way Arsenal have improved – more shots, higher turnovers, possession won in the final third… the one player that epitomised that for for me today was Ben White.“
“He was magnificent. Tottenham gave him a lot of space. That was a fantastic performance – the most touches anyone had today was Ben White. So pleased for him.”