Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has urged fans not to compare William Saliba to Rio Ferdinand because Saliba is “different.”
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Since his return from loan, Saliba has had a fantastic start to his Premier League campaign. He’s been fantastic. Arteta has had to use Ben White as a right back.
He is a threat in the opposition’s half, in addition to his defensive abilities. This is demonstrated by his two goals scored in the EPL. Arsenal is currently negotiating a new contract with him.