The Ukrainian has joined the Gunners on a long-term contract and has spoken to the club Official website after transfer.
When asked about his best position, Zinchenko, 25, replied:
“Wherever the manager will see me on the pitch. It’s a simple answer but it’s true, even if the manager told me one day I need to be a goalkeeper, I’ll be there. there.”
Zinchenko is extremely versatile in that he can play both at left-back and in central midfield.
For Manchester City, the player is mainly used at left-back, making 117 appearances and is a valuable part of the team. Pep Guardiolaof defense.
However, the former star of PSV Eindhoven played sublimely as a central midfielder for the Ukraine national team.
He impressed in the UEFA European Championships last summer in the role and has eight goals in 52 appearances in all competitions at international level.
Zinchenko knows what role Mikel Arteta is expecting him to play at the Emirates Stadium, even though he is holding the cards close to his chest:
“Yes, we talked about my role on this team, but I want to keep it private and then we’ll see.”
The Ukrainian joins Arsenal as part of Manchester City’s hugely successful era of dominance in English football.
Zinchenko has won 4 Premier League titles, FA Cups and 5 League Cups during his time with the Etihad Stadium team.
Oleksandr Zinchenko excited to achieve great things with Arsenal
Oleksandr Zinchenko is not resting in previous crowns after moving to Arsenal this summer.
He arrives in north London after success at Manchester City but he is looking to win more trophies and have more success for the Gunners.
The 25-year-old was asked what he could bring to Mikel Arteta, to which he replied:
“I’m ready for another challenge. I’m not here just to waste my time and Arsenal’s time because the club is always ahead of everyone. I’m here to achieve these goals. big thing and I hope we can win some titles, and I hope we fight for every title that we will be in.”
“Even since last season, I’ve been watching Arsenal games and I can smell it coming, you know? The team is maturing very quickly and I think it’s time. It’s time to try. Do your best and achieve something great.”