Mikel Arteta details most impressive trait he’s noticed in Willian since Chelsea switch

Mikel Arteta has been left impressed with Willian’s hunger to win more trophies following his arrival at Arsenal.

Arsenal snapped up the Brazilian on a free transfer earlier this month after he failed to agree a new contract with Chelsea.

Arteta has inherited a player with a wealth of Premier League experience with the talented winger winning two titles with the Blues.

But the Spanish boss says his hunger for more silverware has impressed him since he made the move across the capital.

“I want players who are optimistic and willing and they want to win for our club,” Arteta said.

Willian could win his first trophy with Arsenal on Saturday
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“That is the feeling I got from the first day I met Willian.

“He is not satisfied with what he has done in his career, which is a lot, and he is going to bring some special qualities for our team.”

Willian could make his debut for the Gunners on Saturday afternoon when Arsenal take on Liverpool in the Community Shield.

Willian won two Premier League titles with Chelsea
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Asked if Willian will feature at Wembley, Arteta said: “I don’t know.

“We’ll make the decision tomorrow on who is going to play and who is going to be involved, but for sure they’re going to see our signings playing a lot of minutes…