Takehiro Tomiyasu flew to join his Arsenal.

Browse By

Takehiro Tomiyasu flew to join his Arsenal team-mates at a training camp in Dubai. After heartbreaking elimination in the last 16 of the World Cup with the Japanese national football team.

Reports from Sport Nippon have revealed that the Arsenal right-back has not returned to Japan with several of his national team-mates. and flew to Dubai instead After the warlord Samurai Blues was heartbroken in the World Cup on Monday.

It was Tomiyasu’s first start in the tournament. UFABET But he was unable to lead the team to glory, as Japan lost 3-1 to Croatia on penalties following a 1-1 draw.

The defender, who won 33 caps for his country and scored one goal, was instrumental in Japan’s group stage wins over world champions Spain and Germany, helping them qualify as group winners. There are 2 points ahead of Luis Enrique’s team.

But he was not in impressive form against Croatia, having gifted his opponents in the first half. Before missing the chance to give Japan a 2-1 lead and that’s understandably frustrating after the game.

“My form is a disaster. So I’m sorry for the team. I need to get a lot better to help the team more.” said Tomiyasu.

“I couldn’t be more proud. I’m not happy with what happened, it’s not enough.”

“Hopefully I can relax a bit. I need time to forget about football. I need some time.”

Mikel Arteta’s side will be back at home to West Ham on Boxing Day. They want to maintain the position of the Premier League crowd next.

And two weeks before the Premier League restarts, the Gunners have traveled to Dubai to meet with Liverpool, AC Milan and Lyon for the Dubai Super Cup.