Arsenal Star Confident He Can Handle Ronaldo Ahead of November Meeting at Old Trafford

Arsenal Star Confident He Can Handle Ronaldo Ahead of November Meeting at Old Trafford

  • Having already faced Man City, Tottenham and Chelsea, Arsenal have Man United to play among the Premier League heavyweights
  • The Gunners' meeting with the Red Devils is scheduled for November and Ben White is relishing the opportunity to face Cristiano Ronaldo
  • According to White he is most excited about battling Ronaldo who has an impressive start to life in the EPL on his second return
  • Despite kicking off the campaign on a disappointing note, White has helped Arsenal to keep three clean sheets against Spurs, Norwich, Brighton and Burnley

Arsenal summer arrival Ben White has said he is excited with the prospect of coming up against Cristiano Ronaldo this season.

Arsenal defender Ben White during a trianing session. Photo: Getty Images.
White has helped Arsenal to keep three clean sheets against Spurs, Norwich, Brighton and Burnley. Photo: Getty Images.
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White, who joined the Gunners from Brighton for £50million has had a promising start to life at the Emirates.

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However, he did have a debut to forget as Arsenal suffered a 2-0 defeat in the hands of Brentford in their season opener.

White has since helped the north Londoners keep clean sheets against Norwich City, Burnley and Brighton.

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But having already faced rivals Chelsea and Tottenham in the famous London derby, the 23-year-old was asked which other fixture he is most excited about.

In a Q&A session on Arsenal's Twitch channel, White said he cannot wait to face Man United's Ronaldo, with Arsenal due to travel to Old Trafford next month to square off against their old foes.

"I’d probably say playing against [Cristiano] Ronaldo you know," he said.

The defender went on to exude the confidence he has what it takes to handle the five-time Ballon d'Or winner saying:

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"I’ll be alright…" he noted while smirking.

Ronaldo has had an impressive start to life since his second return to United, with the Portuguese talisman scoring five goals in just six fixtures.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that according to former Aston Villa star Gabby Agbonlahor, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer deserved to be sacked for benching Cristiano Ronaldo against Everton, Metro, The Sun.

Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw by the Toffees at Old Trafford and many have blamed the Norwegian boss for not starting his talisman Ronaldo.

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner came in the 57th minute while the score was at 1-0 in favour of the Red Devils.

However, eight minutes later, Andros Towsend benefitted from a brilliant counter-attacking move to cancel out Anthony Martial's first-half strike.

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