Arsene Wenger has reiterated his belief that French Centre Back Sebastien Squillaci can shoulder the responsibility of the title run-in now that Johan Djourou has been sidelined for the remainder of the season.
Squillaci, a summer signing from Spanish side Sevilla, has found it difficult, like any new player, to find his feet, but Wenger is not concerned.
“I think he had a good start to the season, after that he had a little dip in December,” said Wenger.
“But the recent games he played, like Stoke, he did well, so I do not especially worry about that.”
Squillaci has enjoyed a mixed spell in his first season so far, starting very well in the opening months of the season in the absence of Thomas Vermaelen, but lately he has found it difficult to forge a partnership with fellow Centre Back Laurent Koscielny.
Here’s hoping the French International can really help Arsenal to the Premier League title.