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Alan Pardew names player who is making difference at Arsenal

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Alan Pardew has named a player who is making difference at Arsenal. Arsenal signed this player in the summer.

Arsenal’s recent narrow victory over Brentford has propelled them to the top of the Premier League standings as the season heads into its crucial final phase. This ascent, coupled with a stalemate between rivals Liverpool and Manchester City, has positioned Mikel Arteta’s squad as frontrunners.

The Gunners’ resilience, especially after the setbacks of the previous season, has been bolstered by the addition of seasoned winners like Declan Rice. The former West Ham captain, renowned for his European success, has been pivotal to Arsenal’s campaign.

Alan Pardew: Declan Rice making a difference for Arsenal

Alan Pardew, an experienced Premier League manager, highlighted Rice’s influence on TalkSPORT. Suggesting that Rice’s presence could be the deciding factor in Arsenal’s title chase. As the team navigates the last ten matches. Pardew emphasized Rice’s value as a significant asset for Arsenal, potentially steering them towards league glory.

Speaking about how Arteta can manage the last ten games or so, Pardew commented on how having Rice is a massive bonus for the club.

All they’ve got to do is overcome this mental hurdle of what happened last year. All the stats are pointing that you’re good enough, you’re good enough, you’ve just got to see it over the line.

The only thing I would add to that is the Rice factor. This kid has come in, sitting in front of the back two and has given them a stability. And an assurance that they didn’t have last year. So if you’re an Arsenal fan, there’s a lot to cling on to,” Pardew said.

Spending over £100m on a player is always going to raise eyebrows even in today’s modern game. But there can be no suggestion that the Gunners have overpaid when it comes to Rice

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