Martin Ødegaard’s first Premier League goal for Arsenal came in their 2-1 home win over Tottenham Hotspur last season.
The midfielder initially joined the Gunners on loan from Real Madrid back in January, before returning to the Emirates on a permanent transfer in the summer.
Mikel Arteta’s side started the season on a disappointing note, suffering three defeats in the first three matches.
The north London club have netted only twice in the league this term, with one of them being scored by the 22-year-old against Burnley. Arsenal’s next tie is against their arch rivals, Spurs, later this weekend.
Ahead of the derby clash at the Emirates, TV2 interviewed the Norway international, where he admitted how quickly he was able to learn about the importance of Arsenal’s clash against Tottenham.
“I do not think that much introduction is really needed. You notice it a lot when you talk to people. There is always something mentioned about Tottenham in a negative sense, so you notice it quickly,” he said.
The former Real Madrid man believes having fans in the stadium will give them extra boost to face Nuno Espírito Santo’s side on Sunday.
“It’s going to be awesome. It was cool to play last year, but I think it will be something completely different and an extra dimension with the fans in the stands,” Ødegaard explained.
“Only the last match of last season, when we had 10-12,000 fans, we noticed that it was a good stretch, so with the crowd it’s going to be pretty cool. Another goal against Tottenham would be nice.”