Arsenal’s on-loan star praised after ‘outstanding’ show


Arsenal on-loan midfielder Charlie Patino has been praised by Blackpool supervisor Michael Appleton for his newest spectacular efficiency.


Charlie is very rated at Arsenal and when he made his debut underneath Mikel Arteta some months in the past, many thought he can be part of the primary this time period this season. However, it has not precisely performed out that method.

A loan move to Blackpool was sealed to ensure taking part in minutes for the teenager and his begin to life with the Tangerines have been wonderful regardless of an injury within the early a part of the season.

His supervisor on the championship membership has been impressed with the child and has some good issues to say about his newest efficiency throughout the week.


Patino’s efforts have impressed supervisor Michael Appleton who has labeled his newest efficiency mature.

The 18-year-old, who has represented England on the Under-20 degree, is considered certainly one of Arsenal’s brightest academy prospects.

This newest reward got here from the gaffer after Blackpool’s goalless draw away to Sunderland on Tuesday night.

“18 years old he still is, he can deal with the ball in any area of the pitch, go past people left side, right side,” Appleton said.

“I said when he came to the club he’s as good as anything I’ve seen dealing with the ball and with good movement of the ball as you’ve seen tonight he can play as a six, can play as a ten, can play as an eight. He’s got a really, really good future ahead of him.”

“It’s important that we’ve got certain players in the team that can do that and deal with the ball.”

“Charlie’s already been mentioned but I thought he was outstanding tonight, especially in that second half.”

“He controlled the game, it was his game, he played at his tempo when he wanted to speed it up he sped it up, when he wanted to slow it down he slowed it down, when he wanted to switch the play he did it”

“It was a very mature performance from a very young lad.”


As stated by Appleton, the lad has a terrific future forward 0f him. He solely must preserve taking part in commonly at this level and he’ll be hopeful of difficult for a first-team berth at Arsenal within the nearest future.

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