Published: Thu, February 13, 2020
Sport | By Kayla Schwartz

Madrid loanee Ceballos on why he opted for Arsenal over Liverpool

Madrid loanee Ceballos on why he opted for Arsenal over Liverpool

Arsenal have become the draw specialist in the Premier League (EPL) this season and the latest stalemate involving the Gunners have left the club's fans more frustrated in comparison with their state of minds before that game.

Jurgen Klopp's side were reportedly after the Spanish playmaker as he looked for a temporary departure from Real Madrid, but he opted for a move to North London instead.

The Arsenal loan then happened, with Ceballos convinced of the move by Unai Emery.

I was proud to have a club like Liverpool after me, but I chose Arsenal because of Unai Emery and how he was with me.

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'Klopp is a great coach but you have to see the game philosophy of each team. Right now players of my philosophy of play wouldn't fit in a team like Liverpool in the best possible way.

Liverpool's hard-grafting midfielders have helped the Reds pull 22 points clear at the top of the Premier League, and 42 points ahead of Arsenal, who are toiling in 10th place. "But that you are related to the greats is because you are doing things right". Secondly, the sacking of Emery has had a detrimental effect on his playing time: since Arteta was appointed, he hasn't played a minute of league football, despite being fit enough for the matchday squad.

Since joining Arsenal, Ceballos has made just 11 league appearances for the club, having picked up a hamstring problem in September.

"I watched Sheffield United play Arsenal at home earlier on in the season, and I'm sitting there thinking "how is this man not the manager of Arsenal?'", said Merson. I think it's important for us to be here and we try to improve everyday". "I struggled with the injury, but you learn from everything". 'And some players did not have a good attitude and asked for more than what they were giving back.

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