Theo Walcott has praised Sead Kolasinac and expects him to bring his best for Arsenal in the Premier league.
The defender joined Arsenal on a Bosman deal in the summer and has been impressive for the gunners, scoring in the community shield.
His new team-mate believes the Bosnia-Herzegovina international is “beautiful” to watch in his own way.
“Honestly, he’s an absolute animal,” Walcott said. “He’s incredible. I see him in the gym every day. You can just tell he looks after himself well. He eats the right food and he’s professional.
“You can see the power he’s got when he’s got the ball, his pace and everything. It’s beautiful to watch and he’s a great addition to the squad.”
The England man is glad he’s not been on the wrong end of one of his biggest tackles yet.
“Trust me, he’s not easy to get around — he’s quite wide as well,” he said.
“He fits perfectly for the Premier League, he’s absolutely perfect. He’s going to show something different.
“I’ve seen glimpses of him in pre-season and he’s going to get fitter, stronger and quicker. This league is the best and I think he could be one of the best in this league.
“He looks an absolute tank.
“He’s one tough unit to get past and I’m sure his physical attributes are going to be key to us this season.”