February 4th, in an interview recently, Pettit talked about Odegaard,
He believes Odegaard can reach Bergkamp’s level.
Petit said: “Odegaard does have the quality to reach the level of Bergkamp, but he needs to win the championship trophy.”
“He’s mature, he’s a leader, he’s a technical leader, he’s composed, and we’re talking about Bergkamp now. Bergkamp has won a lot of trophies, he’s a regular starter for Arsenal.
, at the best level every season.”
“It’s just the beginning for Odegaard and his team-mates and hopefully at the end of the season Arsenal can win something because if they don’t it will be very disappointing.”
Regarding which Arsenal players have the strength to play for the Gunners in the 97-98 season, Petit said: “There are players who may play in the 97-98 season. I see the potential of some players, such as midfielder Saka and
“Xhaka is back to his best and I’m impressed, as is left-back Zinchenko. But we’re talking about a team that won the league in 1998 when we were behind after Christmas.
Manchester United are far away.”
“We could be 13-14 points behind them and end up winning the Premier League and you can’t compare these two generations. We can talk about it all the time but if they can’t win something then they can’t be compared