Arsenal midfielders Declan Rice and Martin Odegaard supplied their help to under-fire star Kai Havertz after his first objective for the membership in opposition to Bournemouth on Saturday, September 30.
Havertz joined the Gunners from Chelsea for £65 million in the summertime however has didn’t make the specified influence. He didn’t register any objective contribution in 9 video games throughout competitions earlier than the conflict in opposition to Bournemouth. His performances had been additionally closely criticised by followers and pundits alike.
Havertz, nevertheless, lastly scored a objective in Arsenal‘s 4-0 demolition of Bournemouth on the Vitality Stadium. The Gunners acquired a penalty within the 53rd minute, which Odegaard and Bukayo Saka gave to the German, who made no mistake.
After the sport, Odegaard shared an Instagram story with Havertz, with the caption:
“Properly finished brother”
Rice additionally posted a narrative with the German midfielder, writing:
“My brother man!!! Buzzing for you”
Havertz additionally shared an Instagram put up after the sport with the caption:
“Stable group efficiency. Recognize all of the help at this time from my teammates and the travelling followers. Means rather a lot ❤️ #Collectively”
Within the sport, in the meantime, Saka opened the scoring within the seventeenth minute earlier than Odegaard scored from the penalty spot within the forty fourth minute. Havertz added the third objective within the 53rd minute earlier than Ben White accomplished the scoring within the 93rd minute.
With the win, Arsenal stay the one unbeaten English group throughout competitions this season.
Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta on dealing with Manchester Metropolis subsequent week
The Gunners have began the 2023-24 season brilliantly after lacking out on the Premier League title final season in opposition to Manchester Metropolis. They’re unbeaten throughout competitions and can face Metropolis within the league on Sunday, October 8.
Nevertheless, earlier than that, Arsenal will journey to face RC Lens within the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, October 3.
After the win over Bournemouth, Mikel Arteta was requested if he is considering preparations for the massive sport in opposition to Manchester Metropolis. He replied (by way of Arsenal.com):
“I really feel nice we’ve gained the sport, that’s the one factor we are able to management, I’m simply considering on that bus, how we are able to put together Lens, it’s going to be a very robust match away from house on Tuesday to attempt to win it and Metropolis would be the subsequent step, nevertheless it’s taking a variety of good issues and transfer them for Tuesday and once more attempt to make the suitable choice with the line-up and squad to keep up the extent we’re displaying.”
The Gunners are presently third within the Premier League, only a level behind leaders Manchester Metropolis. A win subsequent week may take them above Metropolis and even on the high of the desk primarily based on different outcomes.