‘I’ve watched him, and players are afraid to run at him, he’s so fast’: Wright Philips admits to being impressed by Saliba’s performance

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Former England international Wright Philips has praised William Saliba.

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Saliba returned to Arsenal after a successful loan spell with Marseille. He joined the club for £27 million in 2019 but was loaned out for three years.

Fans were outraged by the decision to loan him out at a time when the Gunners were struggling defensively. However, club legend Ian Wright praised Arsenal’s handling of Saliba, saying the French defender has ‘improved.’

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Arsenal have won five consecutive league games thanks to Saliba’s partnership with Gabriel Magalhaes. Wright Philips, his son, shares the same sentiment.

Speaking to Sun Sports, he said:

I think they’ve been fantastic. The new addition with Saliba is phenomenal. Players are scared to run at him as they know how quick he is.

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