Former Arsenal youngster Robbie Burton, who is now at Dinamo Zagreb, has had his say about Tottenham ahead of their game in the Europa League this evening.
The now 21-year-old joined the Croatian giants in February last year after 14 long years as a Gunner. He sadly never got a senior opportunity at Arsenal, but he claims that he still holds the club very close to his heart.
As a lifelong Gooner, Burton will be hoping to get one over Tottenham tonight.
He will share the pitch with his compatriot Gareth Bale, but he has no plans ever wearing the Spurs shirt to lineup alongside the Welsh superstar in the wrong side of North London.
He told The Sun: “No, I really don’t think I could do it. My heart is with Arsenal.
“It was my dream to play for the Arsenal first team, so to have not quite been able to accomplish that is probably the biggest thing that I hold on to. Maybe one day? Who knows?”
Once a Gunner, always a Gunner
Burton has barely played in the Europa League for Dinamo this season. However, if there’s one game he would love to feature in and be a star, it will be the one against Tottenham this evening.
A positive performance against Arsenal’s biggest rivals in North London could make him a real hero – both for Dinamo fans and Gunners supporters around the globe.
A return to Arsenal may not be on the cards any time soon, but you never know. Burton is still only 21, and if he can develop into a top player in the coming years, he might well return to the Emirates in the future.