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Arsenal defender Saliba admits he is tracking Arteta’s side ahead of return from France loan spell

‘I’m 300% focused on Saint-Etienne, but I still follow their results’: Arsenal defender William Saliba admits he is tracking Mikel Arteta’s side ahead of return from France loan spell this summer

  • Saliba joined the Gunners in a £27m deal from Saint-Etienne last summer
  • The 18-year-old was loaned back to the Ligue 1 club but has been hit by injury
  • The defender has recently returned to action ahead of his return to north London

Arsenal defender William Saliba has dismissed concerns he had lost focus during his season-long loan spell in France

The 18-year-old joined the Gunners in a £27million summer deal from Saint-Etienne before being loaned back to Ligue 1 club.

Saliba has spent much of the campaign sidelined with injury including a broken foot in November which saw him ruled out until earlier this month.

William Saliba has dismissed concerns he had lost focus during his loan spell in France

But he has recently return to action ahead of his return to north London at the end of the season.

Saliba insisted he is fully focused on his current club – but says…