Pep Guardila has heaped reward on Arsenal captain Martin Odegaard (Picture: Hayters TV)Pep Guardiola has heaped reward on Arsenal captain Martin Odegaard after Gary Neville @GNev2 claimed he would signal the Norway worldwide ‘in a heartbeat’.
The 24-year-old has been rewarded for his excellent contributions with a brand new long-term contract which has seen him grow to be the north London membership’s highest earner.
Several rival golf equipment have been reported to have been monitoring Odegaard’s state of affairs which might have come as no shock to Neville, who final week claimed the previous Real Madrid midfielder was beginning to attract comparisons with Manchester City legends Kevin De Bruyne and David Silva.
Responding to Neville’s reward of the Arsenal playmaker, Guardiola mentioned forward of Saturday’s recreation in opposition to Nottingham Forest: He’s an distinctive participant.
‘He settled actually good and he grew to become a captain as a result of on and off the pitch as effectively. He reveals consistency enjoying loads of video games.
‘He fits completely the concept for Mikel from Arsenal. He’s a very, actually good participant.’
With his future resolved, in the meantime, Odegaard’s quick focus now will centre on Sunday’s north London derby in opposition to Tottenham.
Speaking about his resolution to commit his future to Arsenal, the Gunners skipper mentioned on Friday: ‘My story has been a bit totally different.
‘I moved after I was 16 after which modified groups right here and there on mortgage, so for me it’s been a key factor to discover a place the place I may actually quiet down.
‘I’ve felt at house right here because the first day; I simply felt nice. This is certainly my house, I’m so blissful to be right here and to signal a brand new deal.’
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