Emery praises young Arsenal star Emile Smith Rowe

first_imgArsenal manager Unai Emery was full of praise for rising young star Emile Smith Rowe after his stunning goal in their 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid on ThursdayThe 17-year-old started for the Gunners in Singapore and cancelled out Luciano Vietto’s opener by scoring a remarkable goal.While the International Champions Cup game ended in a penalty shoot-out defeat for Arsenal, Emery was left impressed by what he was from Smith Rowe after handing the youngster his first senior start for the club two days before his 18th birthday“He is 17 years old but he has grown up in the academy and we need to give the young players the opportunity to work with us every day and play matches like today,” said Emery, according to Sky Sports.“They are working hard in training to be involved with the first team.“Today I am very happy with his work on the pitch, but not only today. It’s every day. He’s starting today’s match because his performances have been good in every training session.”Jadon SanchoMerson believes Arsenal should sign Sancho Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho might be the perfect player to play for the Gunners, according to former England international Paul Merson.The Spaniard also gave a chance to other young players in Reiss Nelson, Jordi Osei-Tutu and Eddie Nketiah.“I think this is the moment for the young players to show quality like Emile did. Historically, Arsenal has worked with young players to give them the chance to work with the first team, for them to show their quality in each match,” continued Emery.“I think that every player played well in this game, against a big team.“For Smith Rowe to score is very good for him and the team. What’s important for us is that every young player is working very hard.”Next up for Arsenal is another pre-season match against Emery’s former employers Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday.last_img

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