Declan Rice has loved a Premier League debut to recollect for Arsenal.
The English midfielder joined the Gunners from West Ham United at first of the summer time switch window in a deal price a staggering £105 million. The Hammers’ former skipper is formally the nation’s most expensive-ever participant, however this might quickly change if Chelsea match Liverpool’s file £110 million provide for Brighton’s Moises Caicedo.
However, with Rice now an Arsenal participant and already that includes closely throughout the Gunners’ pre-season tour, there’s a big expectation that the 24-year-old might help Mikel Arteta’s facet attain new heights within the 2023-24 marketing campaign.
And making his aggressive debut throughout Saturday afternoon’s early Premier League kick-off towards Nottingham Forest, Rice, enjoying in entrance of a jam-packed Emirates Stadium crowd, has barely put a foot mistaken.
The English midfielder’s first-half stats, as displayed by Squawka Reside, present simply how dominant and guaranteed Arsenal’s new quantity 41 has been.
Declan Rice within the first half vs. Nottingham Forest:
91% go accuracy
7 last third entries
4x possession received
4 duels contested
3 duels received
1 shot on the right track
— Squawka Reside (@Squawka_Live) August 12, 2023
On the time of writing, there are round 10 minutes left to play. Arsenal lead two-nil following first-half objectives from Eddie Nketiah and Bukayo Saka, who netted an early contender for ‘Aim of the Season’. You may see the winger’s beautiful strike out right here.