Arsenal Star Confident He Can Handle Ronaldo Ahead of November Meeting at Old Trafford

Arsenal Star Confident He Can Handle Ronaldo Ahead of November Meeting at Old Trafford

  • Having already faced Man City, Tottenham and Chelsea, Arsenal have Man United to play among the Premier League heavyweights
  • The Gunners' meeting with the Red Devils is scheduled for November and Ben White is relishing the opportunity to face Cristiano Ronaldo
  • According to White he is most excited about battling Ronaldo who has an impressive start to life in the EPL on his second return
  • Despite kicking off the campaign on a disappointing note, White has helped Arsenal to keep three clean sheets against Spurs, Norwich, Brighton and Burnley

Arsenal summer arrival Ben White has said he is excited with the prospect of coming up against Cristiano Ronaldo this season.

Arsenal defender Ben White during a trianing session. Photo: Getty Images.
White has helped Arsenal to keep three clean sheets against Spurs, Norwich, Brighton and Burnley. Photo: Getty Images.
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White, who joined the Gunners from Brighton for £50million has had a promising start to life at the Emirates.

However, he did have a debut to forget as Arsenal suffered a 2-0 defeat in the hands of Brentford in their season opener.

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White has since helped the north Londoners keep clean sheets against Norwich City, Burnley and Brighton.

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But having already faced rivals Chelsea and Tottenham in the famous London derby, the 23-year-old was asked which other fixture he is most excited about.

In a Q&A session on Arsenal's Twitch channel, White said he cannot wait to face Man United's Ronaldo, with Arsenal due to travel to Old Trafford next month to square off against their old foes.

"I’d probably say playing against [Cristiano] Ronaldo you know," he said.

The defender went on to exude confidence he has what it takes to handle the five-time Ballon d'Or winner saying:

"I’ll be alright…" he noted while smirking.

Ronaldo has had an impressive start to life since his second return to United, with the Portuguese talisman scoring five goals in just six fixtures.

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Ronaldo blamed for Man United woes

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported Dutch football legend Danny Blind believes Cristiano Ronaldo is responsible for Manchester United's recent woes across competitions.

Despite hitting the ground running when he made his second debut last month, the 60-year-old former defender has claimed the Portuguese does not allow the Red Devils to play in their familiar pattern.

“Ronaldo doesn’t really need to play an active role. Like: ‘take your time’. You also see the other players looking at you like, ‘how are we going to solve it then?’ Blind said.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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