Report: Arsenal great Ian Wright impressed with Southampton’s Dusan Tadic

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Arsenal great Ian Wright was impressed with Dusan Tadic’s performance for Southampton against Manchester United in Premier League on Sunday.

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has been singing the praises of Southampton midfielder Dusan Tadic in The Sun.

Serbia international Tadic has been a star for the Saints and has been one of the best players in the Premier League so far this season.

The 26-year-old moved to Southampton from Dutch club FC Twente in the summer transfer window and has taken to English football like a duck to water.

In 19 Premier League appearances so far this campaign, Tadic has scored three goals and created 55 chances, while having a pass accuracy of 79% and a shot accuracy of 56%.

Tadic was once again on song on Sunday and scored the only goal of the Premier League game against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Wright is impressed with the former Groningen star and wrote in The Sun: “It’s safe to say Dusan Tadic arrived at Southampton as a near total unknown to most fans, for all he cost nearly £11 million from FC Twente in the summer.

“But the way the Serbian has taken to life in England, he’s looking like one of the buys of the season – and that was before his winner at Manchester United yesterday…

“When Pelle’s shot flew back off the post, Tadic delivered a marvellously composed finish to grab a famous win. He’s proof that there are still bargains out there if you look hard enough.”

Tadic did not start the game against United and came on as a substitute in the 63rd minute, but he was still hugely influential.

The Serbian has one shot (which resulted in the goal), 75% pass accuracy, created two chances, put in two crosses, and attempted one take-on.

Victory over United saw Southampton move up to third in the Premier League table with 39 points from 21 matches.

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