It’s taken some time for William Saliba to work his way into the Arsenal side, and it eventually reached a point where you wondered if he might have to leave to earn regular playing time on a permanent basis.
He proved he could play consistently for a huge club at Marseille last season and there were plenty of noises about him getting a chance this season at the Emirates, but the stats from his Premier League debut show that he more than belongs at this level:
William Saliba’s Premier League debut for Arsenal:
100% take-ons completed
100% aerial duels won
94% pass accuracy