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Why Arsenal Fans Should Stop Criticizing Lokonga Following Their Club Goalless Draw Against Brighton

Arsenal's new signing Albert Sambi Lokonga has been criticised by some Arsenal supporters for his performance in Arsenal's goalless draw against Brighton & Albion on matchday seven of the English Premier League.

Due to Granit Xhaka's injury last week in Arsenal's triumph against Tottenham Hotspur in the North London derby, the youngster took his position in the midfield.

Those who said Albert Sambi Lukonga underperformed were the same individuals who claimed Xhaka underperformed. That was because they had always failed to understand the essence of Arteta's game. If you look at the game closely, you'll notice that Sambi is constantly behind so he can cover for Kieran Tierney when he moves forward, and then he only pushes forward when Tierney returns. As a result, Xhaka has taken up this duty. As a result, as a player, you will need a lot of time to grasp such a job, but the fans will not be patient or observant, preferring to criticize.

If you want to dispute me, look into why Mikel Arteta substituted Martin Odegaard instead of Sambi. This tends to validate my assessment of Sambi's contribution in the Brighton game.

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