• Manager pleased how White has slotted into young backline
  • ‘Way he has adapted to us is impressive, the potential is there’

Mikel Arteta believes Ben White has the potential to be “extraordinary” and is enthused by the way his centre-back has slotted into a young, new-look Arsenal backline.

Arsenal visit Brighton on Saturday evening and it marks a return to the Amex Stadium for White, who moved between the clubs for £50m in July. After a rocky debut at Brentford and a subsequent absence with Covid-19 he has started the past three games, all of which Arsenal have won. Last Sunday he kept Harry Kane quiet in the victory over Spurs and Arteta hopes this is just the beginning.

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