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Risdon raring to shut down Arzani

Four years after he was Daniel Arzani’s Socceroos World Cup teammate, Josh Risdon is ready to stand in the young gun’s way.

The Western United skipper and right-back is on a collision course with Macarthur FC left winger Arzani in Friday night’s A-League Men clash at AAMI Park.

The exuberant Arzani recorded a goal and an assist in the Bulls’ round two win over Adelaide and shapes as a Socceroos bolter for the second time in as many World Cups.

But if Risdon has his way, the 23-year-old won’t be adding to his resume against United.

“He’s obviously an unreal talent that we’ve got in Australian football at the moment,” Risdon told AAP.

“I’ve worked a little bit with him, obviously with the national team at the last World Cup, he’s very, very talented.

“He’s pushing for a World Cup spot so he’s in good form.

“I saw some highlights from him on the weekend and he can do some some things that a…



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