Miguel Arteta, Arsenal‘s head coach admits that. If he is in a difficult situation Midfielder Declan Rice may be brought in to play as centre-back. Just like they did in the Champions League game at the end of the group stage. Drawing with PSV Eindhoven 1-1 yesterday.
Rice joined from West Ham for £105m last summer. Stepping up to be a pillar ‘The Gunners’ immediately with their performance on the pitch. Influence in the dressing room Or tips from the injury time to get a chance to score an important goal. ทางเข้า UFABET
Recently, the 41-year-old coach hinted that. The British player may even have to come in as a central defender. If there is a force majeure event
“Our defender options are tight. And I really wanted to try to make something happen. See how we handle that situation. I thought that guy did well.” Arteta said of the 24-year-old’s final half hour of centre-back play at the Philips Stadium.
“Since coming to live with us, he has never been used there before. It is an experiment in case of emergency situations. We will understand and make sure we can close the gaps in the appropriate way.”
“He definitely controlled the ball, winning many one-on-one duels. When measured against competitors, the stem units are similar. The way we’ve always done it.”
“Declan is a good choice at centre-back.”
Center backs are not new to Rice because he has made his name from center backs since the era of former team manager Slaven Bilic. Following David Moyes in the 2017-18 season.