Guardiola has compared Arsenal’s style of play to Napoli, widely regarded as the most entertaining side in Europe at the moment.
With Khvicha Kvaratskhelia and Victor Osimhen leading Luciano Spalletti’s stunning Napoli side, it was Guardiola’s huge compliment to Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal.
Arsenal are strongly considered by many to be the most aesthetically pleasing team in the Premier League, with many likening them to the ‘Centurions’ side of the 2017/2018 season.
But coming from one of the greatest managers of all time, the Gunners’ camp should be filled with smiles and deservedly so.
Guardiola compares Arsenal’s approach to Napoli
Squawka It has been revealed that the London Giants are one of only two teams in Europe with three players to score 10 or more goals in the league, along with Paris Saint-Germain, which is telling.
Speaking of sky italyPep Guardiola paid Arsenal great compliments by comparing their footballing identity to Napoli, whom he rates very highly.
“Napoli are perhaps the best team in Europe this season. In terms of style of play, they are close to Arsenal. And then [AC] Milan is back and so is Inter Milan.they are all eligible [for the Champions League quarter-finals]”
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Not only in terms of entertainment, but even in terms of integrity, the Arsenal team Guardiola clearly admires could be tied with Napoli as the best team in the world this season.
Like the Serie A winner-elect, Mikel Arteta’s side will play a possession-based style with quick, direct wide players such as Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli Combined, this can be quite a headache.
As far as aesthetics go, it’s also hard to poke holes in the sides when it comes to any aspect, as they’re a sight to behold on most race days.
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