The Norway worldwide has arrived amid the membership’s worst begin to a marketing campaign in current reminiscence however has daring hopes for his future in pink and white
Martin Odegaard is aiming to reverse Arsenal’s fortunes, with each the Champions League and the Premier League in his sights.
The Norway international made a permanent move to north London this summer following a profitable mortgage spell from Actual Madrid final time period, and has signed a four-year deal.
He has arrived amid the membership’s worst begin to a marketing campaign in current reminiscence, with the Gunners rooted to the underside of the highest flight – however the 22-year-old has outlined his daring hopes for the long run in pink and white.
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“To get the membership up the desk, to the highest of the league and to battle for European soccer,” Odegaard instructed Sky Sports, when requested about his goals with the Gunners.
“For this season, clearly we wish to get again to European soccer after which hopefully with time, win trophies, the Champions League and hopefully win the Premier League inside a few years.
“That’s the way it needs to be at this membership, that’s the usual.”
Arsenal face battle to finish European exodus
It has been a while for the reason that Gunners final discovered themselves competing on the high finish of the Premier League desk – and subsequently, incomes a spot within the Champions League.
They final competed in Europe’s high competitors in 2016-17, after they topped Group A within the first stage earlier than they have been eradicated in brutal vogue by Bayern Munich. who notched a 10-2 mixture round-of-16 victory.
Their anticipate a Premier League trophy, in the meantime, stretches even additional again, with Arsenal having final lifted the crown means again in 2004, throughout Arsene Wenger’s famed Invincibles period.
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This season’s lack of continental soccer maybe might have been considered as a blessing in pre-season amid an more and more hectic membership schedule – although the specter of failing to qualify as soon as extra is already looming.
Odegaard will hope to have a vital influence on turning these fortunes round nevertheless, following his arrival from Santiago Bernabeu.
The Gunners face fellow strugglers Norwich Metropolis on Saturday in an important recreation as they give the impression of being to kickstart their marketing campaign.