Tim Sherwood has said further Sky Sports News (12:36 p.m. 6 Aug 2022) that Oleksandr Zinchenko was ‘fantastic’ for Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal against Crystal Palace in the London derby.
The former Tottenham Hotspur manager was impressed by Zinchenko’s performance for Arsenal in Friday night’s Premier League win over Palace at Selhurst Park.
The 25-year-old joined Arsenal from Manchester City in the summer.
The Ukraine international started at left-back against the Eagles but often drifted into midfield, with Arsenal team-mate Granit Xhaka chipping in at the back.
Arsenal won the London derby against Palace 2-0.
Tim Sherwood praises Arsenal’s Oleksandr Zinchenko
continued Sherwood Sky Sports News (12:36 p.m. 6 Aug 2022): “He was fantastic last night, Zinchenko. The ball is his friend.”
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher continued Sky Sports News (10:07 p.m. 5 Aug 2022): “Zinchenko was really great on the ball in the first half.”
In our opinion, Oleksandr Zinchenko played well for Arsenal in his Premier League debut for the Gunners and made an immediate impression.
The 25-year-old won multiple Premier League titles with Manchester City and his ability on the ball and desire to push the side forward against Palace showed his best qualities last night.
The Ukrainian was also involved in Arsenal’s opening goal in the Premier League game.
Zinchenko’s ability to play at left-back and in midfield is an asset to Arsenal and his importance to the team is only set to increase as the season progresses.
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https://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2022/08/06/the-ball-is-his-friend-tim-sherwood-wowed-by-arsenal-25-year-old/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-ball-is-his-friend-tim-sherwood-wowed-by-arsenal-25-year-old Tim Sherwood delighted with Arsenal’s 25-year-old