There’s loads of expectation that William Saliba will get an opportunity to show himself at Arsenal subsequent season, however you could possibly’ve mentioned the identical going into final summer season.
He was clearly signed as a venture however he was anticipated to function within the first staff fairly rapidly, whereas he ended up lacking out on matchday squads and being registered altogether.
Half of his season was primarily wasted taking part in U23 soccer however he was given an opportunity to return to France and play with Good, and he’s actually proven sufficient in that point to counsel that he deserves an opportunity.
The departure of David Luiz solely will increase the chance of him getting a possibility in pre-season, whereas these feedback from the Good President counsel they’ve checked out extending his mortgage however Arsenal weren’t eager:
OGC Good President Rivère on William Saliba: “If we may lengthen him by a 12 months, we would do this gladly. However he belongs to Arsenal, we do not have management.” (N-M)
— Get French Soccer Information (@GFFN) Might 28, 2021
Maybe there’s an opportunity that they need to use him in a swap deal and even promote him to lift funds in a large clearout, however the more than likely situation sees him linking up with the first-team squad for preseason as an absolute minimal.