Mikel Arteta has praised the Manchester City’s midfielder Yaya Toure and has said that there are very few midfielders in the world who are better than Toure. Arteta has given this statement ahead of Arsenal’s match against Manchester City.
The Gunners will take on Manchester City on Sunday at the Etihad Stadium. Despite the exit of some key players, Arsenal’s performance has been quite decent in the current season so far. Arsene Wenger’s team hasn’t got defeated in any of the matches that the team has played in the ongoing season.
The team has played 5 matches in the current season out of which four were the Premier League matches, while, one was the Champions League match. The team has won three out of these five matches. The remaining two ended in a draw. This is not a bad performance by a team which was hugely hampered by the exit of two of its last season heroes.
On the other hand, Manchester City has also performed decently in the current season. The team has played 6 matches so far and won three of them. The team has lost one, while, the rest two finished in the form of a draw. City lost its most recent match against Real Madrid by a close margin of 3-2.
Arteta admitted that it would be pretty tough to compete against Manchester City on its home ground, but, at the same time, he also said that Arsenal is a good enough team to give the defending Champions a run for their money.
The Spanish midfielder said, “Manchester City is a quality squad and it’s hard to find a weak link in their team. They have got all bases covered. They are also going to play on their home ground. So, that’s an additional advantage.”
“We have also performed quite well till now and it is going to a very interesting match. I am looking forward to it and hopefully, we would manage to gather all the three points in Sunday’s match.”
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