PREMIER - Patrick Vieira can't wait to return to Arsenal

15.10.2021 21:10 of E.B. TransferMarketWeb   see readings
PREMIER - Patrick Vieira can't wait to return to Arsenal
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Appointed coach of Crystal Palace on July 4, Patrick Vieira has seen the first ups and downs with the Eagles since the start of the 2021-2022 season. His team are in 14th place in the Premier League and have won only one match after 7 days across the Channel. And this while the former lanky midfielder is preparing to play his former club Arsenal, this Monday which he made the happiness as a player between 1996 and 2005, participating in particular in the incredible adventure of the Invincibles.

Asked this Friday at a press conference about his reunion with the Gunners at the Emirates Stadium, the former coach of OGC Nice said he was eager to face Mikel Arteta's men.

“I had the chance to play for this club for nine years. I arrived [at Arsenal] as a child and left as a man. This is the club where I played my best football, I would say. So obviously going back will be emotional, but I'll put that aside because it will be important for us to perform well and score points, ”he said, before continuing. “It's about controlling yourself as a manager and controlling the emotion. I'm still trying to do it and will try to do it again on Monday. There is no doubt that the Emirates Staidum is preparing a welcome to the height for its former champion, while the Arsenal coach praised Patrick Vieira before this meeting on behalf of the 8th day of the Premier League.