Talking on the Wrighty’s House Podcast, Ian Wright has lavished reward upon Martin Odegaard, even going so far as to check him to Paul Gascoigne.
Gascoigne is clearly a legend of English soccer, and whereas Arsenal followers might not respect him as a result of his Tottenham affiliations, being in comparison with Gazza is excessive reward certainly.
Wright recalled when he performed with Gascoigne for England, claiming that Odegaard’s performances for Arsenal remind him of the previous Three Lions star.
“Can I simply say, Odegaard proper. He’s stunning on the ball, he’s so environment friendly and since we’ve began doing this 4-2-3-1 we’ve been so good,” Wright stated.
The striker then went on to talk about how properly the group was enjoying earlier than returning to talk about Odegaard.
“Folks like Odegaard, he brings individuals into the sport, he provides you touches he’s a kind of.
“I keep in mind after I performed with Gazza, Gazza was wonderful for that. He provides you touches of the ball, I keep in mind after I performed for England first time and he stated: ‘Wrighty, simply be sure after I get it, be behind me, let me know the place you might be I’ll flip it across the nook to you, give it me again and I’ll go it out. Get your self some touches early doorways to get your confidence within the recreation’.
“That’s what he’s like, a beneficiant participant.”
That is excessive reward certainly from Wright.
Odegaard might have solely performed just a few video games for the Gunners, however he’s already making an enormous impression on the Emirates, and the truth that he’s being in comparison with these legends exhibits simply how good he’s been.
The Gunners are wanting sharp once more, and whereas their poor begin to the season has hampered them, they’re now in with an out of doors likelihood of qualifying for Europe.
We will solely hope that the Norway worldwide continues to impress between now and the tip of the season.
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