Joe Cole praises Fabio Vieira after Bodo/Glimt efficiency


Former Premier League winner Joe Cole was impressed by Fabio Vieira in Arsenal’s Europa League win over Bodo/Glimt on Thursday.


The 22-year-old, who joined Arsenal in the summertime, has been capable of impress fans and pundits alike at any time when he has featured for Mikel Arteta’s facet thus far.

He caught the eye in his first Premier League begin when Arsenal gained at Brentford final month, being drafted in after skipper Martin Odegaard was injured, and he impressed on the day with a aim in a 3-0 win.

Fast ahead to Thursday’s efficiency and his first aim on the Emirates Stadium in one other convincing victory, which left one pundit impressed by his efforts on the evening.


Cole, who gained the Premier League 3 times with Chelsea, was impressed with Vieira’s efficiency within the comfortable 3-0 win over Bodo/Glimt on Thursday evening.

The ex-England winger lined the match as a pundit for BT Sport and was dazzled by the 22-year-old’s efficiency in an attacking midfield position.

Cole mentioned of Vieira on BT Sport after the sport, as shared by Metro: “Everything he does, he’s one of those technicians where everything is with purpose. He’s one of them, an absolute velvet left foot, this kid can do anything. He’s got the competition in Martin Odegaard, one of the club captains, part of the leadership group, but this guy is a fantastic player.”

Arsenal legend Martin Keown additionally went on so as to add: I believed tonight he’s began to point out some very nice touches. I do know Odegaard is the membership captain now, he [Arteta] has left them on the pitch collectively, so there’s fairly a battle there to see which one goes to come back via.

“They’ve spent quite a bit of money on him. This is where the Europa League is absolutely perfect for the next player and the next level that’s going to nurture and bring through.”


It was a composed and wonderful efficiency from the Portuguese attacking midfielder. He missed a very good likelihood early within the recreation however was available to make amends later by offering an exquisite help for Rob Holding’s aim.

Vieira then scored himself after Gabriel Jesus’ outrageous transfer late within the match. The former Porto man will likely come good in loads of video games for the Gunners this time period and it’s good to see him settle in rapidly.

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