Oleksandr Zinchenko has hailed Arsenal’s club-record signing of Declan Rice and believes the midfielder’s arrival is ‘essential for the entire membership’.
Arsenal broke their switch report to signal Rice from West Ham in a £105m deal, because the Gunners put together to return to the Champions League and look to construct on final season’s Premier League title problem.
The 24-year-old led the Premier League for ball recoveries and interceptions final season and strengthens the backbone of Mikel Arteta’s rising group.
Rice has been adapting to the calls for of his new aspect in the course of the membership’s pre-season tour of the USA and Zinchenko believes the England worldwide shall be a serious participant for the north Londoners this season.
“He’s an unbelievable participant – he’s an incredible signing for us. He has unbelievable qualities and appears like he’s so hungry to attain one thing massive,” Zinchenko advised the membership’s official web site.
“It’s so essential to have these type of gamers with us. It’s an incredible signing to assist get massive success for the membership. We’re glad that Declan wished to hitch Arsenal.
“It’s one thing essential for the entire membership, the gamers and the followers, and it offers us extra need to attain one thing. We didn’t obtain what we wished final season, however we had loads of good classes and we shall be stronger.
“Once more, if these type of gamers wish to be a part of us, it’s as a result of they know we’re on the appropriate journey right here.”
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