Monday, April 22, 2024

Odegaard: We learned a lot from last season

As Arsenal continue their push for a first Premier League in twenty years, Martin Odegaard says the team have taken lessons from last season’s campaign.

Having been surprise pace-setters for much of the season, injuries to William Saliba and Takehiro Tomiyasu had an impact on results, and the Gunners ended up second to eventual champions Man City.

However, with some key additions this time around, the Arsenal captain believes the pain of falling short will be useful as we got into the final nine games, starting with tonight’s encounter with Luton at the Emirates.

Speaking to TNT Sports, Odegaard said, “I think you see a more mature team. We’ve learned a lot from what happened last season.

“I think we started in a good way and we are a lot stronger this year. Obviously we had some new players coming in and brought in some quality, but I think what we went through was good for the team to progress and grow.

“It was painful but if you use it in a good way, it can help you. So hopefully that’s what we can do this year.”

As for what it would mean if Arsenal were to go the distance this season, he continued, “It would mean everything. As I said before, it’s a long way to go and we have to take it day by day.

“Of course, you have to dream, we will see what happens if we focus and work hard.”

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Cobwebs

Let’s Gø!

C.B.

Incredible season last year, I believe we would ave won apart from te inuries mentioned above. Looking forward to the next few years if we can keep tis squad together and keep heading forward!

I miss santi cazorla

Yeah losing both – Tomi and saliba within a span of 15 minutes was unlucky of us

Howard

Really? Odegaard misplaced four key passes that could’ve led to goals

I miss santi cazorla

Webb

A Different George

Yeah, he’s crap. Anyone who watches football can see that. Thanks for your insight, Howard.

Dr. Gooner

So did De Bruyne

Rufusstan

Our defence was disrupted to the point our games conceded doubled. A few mistakes doesn’t compare to around an extra 9 goals against due to a weaker defence

Arsene Wenger

No room for mistakes from now onwards…it started with a wounded man city arsenal should have won that game at least by a goal.hopefully it won’t be costly at the end!

Dr. Gooner

Arsenal got what we deserved from the game, which was a draw. City dominated the ball thanks to Pep’s clever tweak that negated Arsenal’s press but we were still so good out of possession that they couldn’t create anything. Pep remembered how we dominated the ball and territory in the reverse fixture and was determined not to let that happen again. City were content not pushing more men higher because they wanted to have the ball and we were content not pushing higher ourselves because we didn’t want to leave them gaps. Both sides knew they couldn’t lose this game… Read more »

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