'I’ve got a lot to learn, and a lot to show'


Matteo Guendouzi has enjoyed a meteoric rise since his arrival in north London.

The French midfielder has already made more than 50 appearances for the club – and has reserved specific praise for Unai Emery for his role in his development.

"I'm really happy with how things have gone," Guendouzi said. "This last season has been extremely important to me in terms of how I've played and the progress I've made.

"I'm really satisfied with how the season has been. Now of course in terms of the season to come, I feel like I've got a lot to show. There's a lot to learn too, in terms of the team dynamic and style of play.

"Unai has really helped me, he gave me a lot of gametime last season and this season as well. My relationship with him is really based on a mutual trust.

"He's really invested a lot in my progress since I arrived at the club, which has been extremely important for me. He's given me a lot of advice on and off the pitch, which is something that I really appreciate. We talk a lot and this has helped me grow on a personal level but also within the team.

"I feel like I need to work on my defensive and tactical positioning, being closer to the ball.

"It's something that I've been working on in training but also by watching videos of myself as well as studying the stats, and working with the coaches on a programme."








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