Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta has praised team-mate Tomasz Rosicky after returning from injury to play Queens Park Rangers on Boxing Day and also Southampton on New Year's Day.
“Within a week of joining Arsenal, watching Tomas train and having him play alongside me, I knew he was one of the most underrated players,” Arteta told the official Match Day Programme, reported Arsenal.com.
“It’s hard to find players like Tomas who can be that clever and do things so simply and lively on the pitch.
“I think everybody likes to play next to Tommy and I’m very happy for him because he was given the chance and again he hit the spot.
“He can carry the ball and he’s got that 10-yard spurt where he can change direction, his vision and his final ball.
“Something people sometimes don’t think about with Tomas is that he works really hard. He’s always very alert with very high concentration levels during the game and that’s why he’s so good.”
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