Arsenal goal Cody Gakpo has admitted that whereas he has no favorite Premier League membership, he likes the Gunners ‘lots’ due to Thierry Henry, who is without doubt one of the Dutchman’s idols.
Gakpo has been tipped to observe within the nice Frenchman’s footsteps, with Mikel Arteta concentrating on the winger with a view to changing him right into a striker sooner or later.
Typically deployed on the left wing for PSV, the 22-year-old has performed simply 3 video games by means of the center for the Eredivisie outfit.
Nonetheless, 16 targets throughout the marketing campaign is nothing to be sniffed at, and he boasts all the uncooked substances to be become an excellent centre-forward. Tempo, agility and a eager eye for objective all make Gakpo stand out from the gang, with the caveat in fact being that it’s all completed within the Dutch high tier somewhat than one of many ‘massive 5 leagues’.
Gakpo favouring Arsenal?
And, talking to Solar Sport, Gakpo this week revealed that he speaks to his nationwide teammates – together with Tottenham’s Steven Bergwijn – in regards to the Premier League, however that he has a selected gentle spot for north London rivals Arsenal.
‘All people needs to play one time within the Prem,’ the attacker informed The Sun. ‘I don’t favour one group however I like Arsenal lots.’
‘I seemed as much as [Thierry] Henry after I was youthful as a result of he was a tall man who performed on the wing.’
‘The Premier League is a giant league. Virgil van Dijk performs there with Liverpool so I like to look at them. We aren’t the identical form of league however I feel we strive to take a look at the Prem and find out about it.
‘If I could make a step to a group who performs within the Champions League each season, in fact it’s my dream. However I nonetheless have a contract. Possibly there comes a membership I can not say no to.
‘Possibly they received’t come and I’ve to remain however for now I simply wish to maintain engaged on this season.’
English followers will be capable to watch Gakpo show his abilities on English soil throughout PSV’s Europa Convention League conflict with Leicester Metropolis on Thursday night, to see how he fares towards Premier League opposition.
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