Arsenal’s new aid, Runalson, revealed in an interview that his father also wanted to play for the Gunners in his time as a player, but he could not do it. He can only rely on him to realize his dream.
Runalson’s career was deeply influenced by his father Kristinsson, who is the record holder for the Icelandic national team. Runalson said: "This is incredible. I am very proud of him and his achievements in his career. I also want him to be proud of me."
"Our relationship has always been very good. Obviously he is my father, but I think our relationship is closer than most fathers and sons. I know he is very proud."
"He also wants to play for Arsenal, but he has to do it through me! When I told him that I was going to transfer to Arsenal, he thought I was joking and told him twice before he believed it. My family will I am very proud of me, and I am also very proud of myself to be able to do this."
Runalson’s career started in Iceland. He said: “As a kid who grew up in Iceland, I’m very excited. You can watch the Icelandic League and the Premier League. As far as football is concerned, we can’t That’s a lot. Everyone is a super fan of the Premier League and I am very proud that I can play in the Premier League."
"There are some outstanding talents in the youth system in Iceland. I think our character and willpower play a big role, which helps us to achieve some achievements. Growing up in Iceland is different from elsewhere. You only have three months in a year. Playing in good conditions, so you have to pay something extra, which is why Iceland has some great players in the Premier League."