Mikel Arteta has praised Declan Rice for taking over a management position at Arsenal, even with out carrying the captain’s armband.
The midfielder has confirmed to be an impressed signing for the Gunners since becoming a member of them in the summertime from West Ham for £105 million.
Declan Rice has been excellent for Arsenal this season, delivering in essential matches, corresponding to final weekend’s win over Liverpool. In consequence, he has emerged as a frontrunner within the Arsenal dressing room.
When requested if he might put on the armband if wanted, Arteta responded in his newest press convention: “Clearly he has been captain at youth stage, he has been captain for West Ham and he’s one which typically doesn’t have to have the armband.
“When he talks, individuals hear and concentrate – and he has obtained the pure capacity to try this.”
Rice has excelled at Arsenal regardless of his vital price ticket, which introduced additional strain on his performances this season, and Arteta attributes this success to his upbringing.
“He has obtained an setting [and] a household that could be very supportive, however as properly very demanding of him and he has handled that in a good way.
“Then he loves what he does. He loves it each single day.”
Undoubtedly, Rice has put himself among the many elite midfielders on the planet with constant glorious performances. And his capacity on the pitch is married along with nice management expertise, highlighting how a lot he brings to Arsenal’s midfield.