Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has named Martin Odegaard as his current Player of the Year. The Norwegian footballer is the main force of Arsenal who are currently holding the top of the Premier League. By 8 points behind second place Manchester City,
midfielder captain “Cannon” just scored 1 goal in the North London derby game. This has taken him to eight goals and five assists in 17 top-flight
Norway international Odegaard has typified the Gunners’ incredible rise to the top of the table this season with a string of fine performances.
Ferdinand was so impress with the 24-year-old’s display at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium that he named the Arsenal skipper as the best in the Premier League right now above Haaland.
“I’d go as far as to say right now, he’s probably my player of the year,”
“Haaland’s done what he’s done. He has been great, don’t get me wrong. If Haaland eases up with the goals and Arsenal win the league and Odegaard continues, he’s my player of the year.”
Odegaard’s influence has been a key ingredient in Arsenal’s rapid rise to the Premier League’s summit. In 17 league appearances, he netted eight times and registered five assists.
games this season. M Hotspur by naming him Player of the Year over compatriot Erling Haaland
. mine,” he said through UFABET .
“Haaland does his job. which is great Don’t get me wrong. If Haaland scores fewer goals then Arsenal win the league while Odegaard continues to do so. He’ll be my player of the year.”