'Amazing': Ben White hails £30m Arsenal ace who dazzled against Burnley
Arsenal ace Ben White has lauded Martin Odegaard’s “amazing” goal for the Gunners against Burnley.
Mikel Arteta’s charges followed up their 1-0 win over Norwich last week with another single-goal clean-sheet win on Saturday.
Odegaard scored a superb free kick in the 30th minute, which proved to be the difference between the two sides.
The Norwegian curled over the wall and into the back of the net after Ashley Westwood had clipped Bukayo Saka on the edge of the box.
In addition, Odegaard boasted a pass accuracy of 87 percent, made two key passes, and won three of his four ground duels.
“To be fair, I was in the wall so I didn’t see too much of it!” he said. “But it was obviously an amazing strike.”
Odegaard shone on loan at Arsenal in the second half of last season, and it was touch and go whether he’d join the Gunners again.
According to Fabrizio Romano, the Arsenal board spent three months working to re-sign the 22-year-old since he left the club in May.
It was considered “almost impossible” in June and July, then Real decided to sell him in August and Arsenal were “ready”, added the Italian.
“He’s always been the priority – and not Maddison,” Romano concluded.
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