Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern are discussing what a proposed transfer could do to their side, after a team-mate of a reported target backed the new signing to thrive if he completes a move to the Emirates Stadium.
The Japan Times quotes Leicester City forward Shinji Okazaki as stating forward partner Jamie Vardy would excel at Arsenal due to the Gunners passing game, amidst speculation the 24-goal striker will leave the Foxes.
“I think he has the potential to adapt to any style of soccer. At Leicester, we just happened to play the way we did and he fit fine.”
“But even in a team that plays possession soccer, he has that sudden burst of speed and there are a lot of players at Arsenal who will notice that right away and play to that strength of his, like the way they did with (Danny) Welbeck.”
“He’s not someone who only tries to get behind the defense, though. He picks his spots. Someone like me, I have to really get set up and then go but he can quicken instantly, go from zero to full speed. He can adjust to any style.”
Our landlord believes Vardy is the perfect fit for Arsenal and states that if he does sign for the Gunners, he’ll lead Arsene Wenger to a long-awaited Premier League title.
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