August 11, 2017 by
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is said to be looking for a swift solution to end his talented midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide’s frustrations over the lack of first-team action.
Widely touted as one of the best young talents to have broken through the ranks at Arsenal, the 19-year-old Reine-Adelaide has find it difficult to get into the first team at the Emirates and looks set for a loan spell in order to continue his development.
Adelaide made just six first-team appearances last season across all competitions and did not make it in the team during preseason. .......Read more here.....
October 26, 2016 by
Every season Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger uses the EFL Cup blood youngsters and give fringe players a chance to get some valuable minutes under their belt. In recent seasons the side from north London have struggled to be competitive in the competition.
However, this season the Gunners have looked relatively assured in their two EFL Cup games. Some of the young players have not looked out of place against experienced players, albeit it players from a lower league than the top-flight.
Youngsters impress for the Gunners .......Read more here.....
October 26, 2016 by
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has tipped midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide to make his Premier League debut following an impressive performance for the Gunners against Reading in Tuesday’s EFL Cup last-16 win. The French U19 international played 66 minutes at the Emirates Stadium and showered in praise by his manager for a mature showing.
“My belief is that Jeff is ready to play because he has it all in his locker – the strength, the physical power, the technical level. He has to add efficiency to his game – that will come with games as well – but he will have an opportunity to show that I am right about him. And part of a career is to grab your opportunity when you get it. So for Jeff, tonight could be an important night, but I am confident he will do well,” said Arsene Wenger. .......Read more here.....
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.....
October 24, 2016 by
English defender Carl Jenkinson will make his first appearance for the Arsenal senior team since May 2014, when he scored in a 2-0 Premier League triumph over Norwich.
The talented full-back has since spent two years on loan at West Ham, making 52 league appearances and scoring 2 goals, before a serious knee ligament injury ended his spell with the Hammers.
Jenkinson has since made full recovery and is finally in line to put on an Arsenal shirt in a competitive fixture as Arsene Wenger moved to confirm the defender will feature in the EFL Cup clash with Reading. .......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.....
September 20, 2016 by
Arsenal avoided a potential EFL Cup banana skin and hammered Nottingham Forest 4-0 at the City Ground on Tuesday night to make it through to the fourth round.
The first attempt on goal of the game arrived on four minutes and it was the home side who threatened first. Swiss playmaker Pajtim Kasami hit a long-range effort well over the Gunners bar.
The visitors threatened at the other end just seconds later, as Arsenal youngster Reine-Adelaide also fire an effort well over the bar. Kasami missed a good opportunity to open the scoring by firing wide after Nicklas Bendtner had produced some good work to find him. .......Read more here.....
April 06, 2016 by
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes that the current crop of academy players has a bright future ahead of them, and they could now follow in the footsteps of Alex Iwobi, who has made a tremendous impact after being given a chance to shine.
The Nigeria international and Hector Bellerin are the two most impressive footballers to have come out of club’s youth academy in recent years, and while the Spaniard is already a first team regular, Iwobi is on the road to become one. .......Read more here.....
February 02, 2016 by
Arsenal academy player Yassin Fortune has just put pen to paper on his first professional contract with the Premier League giants, but details of the deal were not disclosed.
The Frenchman thus became the second youngster to sign a professional contract at the Emirates, with talented winger Aaron Eyoma having signed on Monday.
Fortune only joined the Gunners last summer, arriving from Lens together with Jeff Reine-Adelaide and he has already shown a great deal of potential, quickly adapting to the new surroundings. .......Read more here.....
July 27, 2015 by
Arsenal have enjoyed an impressive pre-season so far and rounded it off with a 1-0 victory over Bundesliga runners-up Wolfsburg on Sunday courtesy of a Theo Walcott strike to secure the Emirates Cup. The victory followed a 6-0 hammering of Lyon and a 3-1 victory over Premier League rivals Everton.
Gunners boss Arsene Wenger must be encouraged by the way his players have gone about their business. One of the most encouraging factors for the Frenchman will be the displays of youngsters such as Chuba Akpom, Jeff Reine-Adelaide and Alex Iwobi. .......Read more here.....