October 25, 2016 by
Arsenal recorded a comfortable 2-0 victory over Reading in the fourth round of the EFL Cup on Tuesday night, as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain grabbed a brace.
The first attempt on goal arrived on six minutes. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jeff Reine-Adelaide combined well to find full-back Carl Jenkinson in the area. The former-West Ham loanee saw his powerful effort saved by Ali Al Habsi, only for the full-back to head the rebound over the bar.
Two minutes later Oxlade-Chamberlain produced an effort that flashed across the face of the goalmouth, with Lucas Perez unable to get on the end of the ball. The next chance of the game also came to the home side on 20 minutes. .......Read more here.....
September 21, 2016 by
Much-changed Arsenal side enjoyed a comfortable 4-0 triumph over Nottingham Forest at The City Ground and it was summer recruit Lucas Perez who stole the show, scoring a brace in his third appearance for the club.
Arsene Wenger had decided to rest quite a few first team regulars and handed starts to Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Jeff Reine-Adelaide and Chuba Akpom, among others, but Forest failed to take advantage of his risky selection policy.
The Gunners instead produced a very good performance to record a 4-0 triumph, with Jeff Reine-Adelaide the most impressive of the three youngsters that were in the starting line-up. .......Read more here.....
August 19, 2015 by
Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy is convinced that Ainsley Maitland-Niles will go on to become a very important player for Arsenal in years to come.
The 17-year-old joined the Tractor Boys on loan this summer and he managed to slot straight into the starting line-up, proving he had no problems making the step up to senior football.
Maitland-Niles started all three matches for Ipswich at the start of the new Championship campaign and he played a key role in helping the team climb to the top of the standings. .......Read more here.....