"I felt humiliated" – Arsenal player quizzed on whether Arteta benched him as protection – Sport Witness

Signed for just under £16m in the summer, there was a feeling Albert Sambi Lokonga might be eased into Mikel Arteta’s plans at Arsenal, but that’s not what happened. Thrown in immediately at the deep end against Brentford and Chelsea in the first two games of the season, the young Belgian played all 180 minutes