Arsenal round-up - Xavi: Jack Wilshere is the future of English football

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Arsenal fans, hola, bonjour, hallo.

Welcome to today’s round-up, we hope it delivers all you were expecting and more.

One thing we can promise is that you’ll leave this page far more clued up on the latest gossip and news doing the rounds than you were when you arrived. Without further ado, we give to you…

Xavi hails Wilshere

Arsenal fans, you’re in luck: Your side is carrying the future of English football, according to Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez.

Arsenal v VfL Wolfsburg - Emirates Cup

The Spaniard, a long-time admirer of Jack Wilshere, believes the Gunners midfielder does not play the English way and would be at the top of the European pyramid were it not for his injuries.

Unfortunately, he’s spent almost as much time having problems fixed as he has wowing supporters on the pitch.

In any case, though, Xavi is a good advocate to have.

Here's some of the pairs' respective best bits: 

Wenger: Arsenal have no fear

Across to team news, and Arsene Wenger has claimed - as per FourFourTwo - his side have no fear in playing away games in Europe.

GNK Dinamo Zagreb v Arsenal FC - UEFA Champions League

Arsenal have to beat Olympiacos in Greece, as well as Dinamo Zagreb at home, to stand any chance of qualifying. They're also relying on Bayern Munich to play a part as well.

Wenger is confident, but it doesn’t look good.

Carragher 'frustrated' by Ozil

Bringing our round-up to a neat close, Jamie Carragher has revealed that he’s frustrated by Arsenal star Mesut Ozil despite naming him in his top five Premier League performers for this season.

The Sky Sports pundit told how he believed the Germany international could contribute so much more than mere assists in games.

FC Barcelona v Manchester City - UEFA Champions League Round of 16

The funny tweets haven't stopped regarding Ozil recently. Here are some of the best: 

We have to admit Ozil has been better of late, but one does get the sense there’s even more to come from him. 

We'll leave you with this:


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