Arsenal’s Martin Odegaard has revealed his motivation for securing a Champions League place.
The Norwegian is at the moment on the books of Arsenal, however spent a lot of his profession with Spanish outfit Actual Madrid.
Throughout that point, Odegaard was shipped out on mortgage a number of occasions, that means he didn’t function that a lot within the Champions League.
Actually, the midfielder solely performed two CL video games for Actual, each of which got here within the group levels of final season’s competitors.
Consequently, when talking not too long ago, Odegaard expressed his need to get Arsenal into the competitors as he looks like he hasn’t actually performed in it earlier than:
“I’ve performed there (the Champions League), just a few video games, however I don’t really feel like I’ve actually performed there,” mentioned Odegaard. “I actually wish to get into there and combat. That’s the place the perfect groups wish to be after all, so that will be huge for me and the membership.
“Now we have a younger group however I feel with the younger gamers we’ve got, we’ve got plenty of expertise as nicely. We’ve been by way of loads and we simply get pleasure from taking part in soccer collectively and you’ll see that on the pitch. We get pleasure from it.”
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Will Arsenal safe Champions League soccer?
At current, it appears very seemingly Mikel Arteta’s facet will likely be again within the competitors for the primary time since 2017 subsequent season.
Arsenal are sat 4th within the Premier League, 4 factors away from 5th-place Tottenham.
So, even when Tottenham do beat Arsenal within the upcoming north London derby, Spurs would nonetheless be one level behind their north London rivals with simply two video games to play.