Gunners continue search for next African superstar

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Arsenal are set to open another soccer school in Africa, according to reports.

The Gunners opened their latest school in Morocco as the club continue to expand their reach, and Tunisian online news claims their country will be next to feel the benefits from Arsenal.

Arsene Wenger recently spoke about the programme and its benefits to both Arsenal as a football club and the communities they work in, stressing the good work carried out by the Emirates outfit.

“We are delighted to be expanding Arsenal Soccer Schools across the Middle East and North Africa, giving more children the opportunity to become involved in football," said the Frenchman.


"The vision of Arsenal Soccer Schools is to promote a positive learning environment in which young players can both improve their understanding of the game, developing young player technical skills and gain confidence as individuals."

First created in 1985, the Gunners currently have schools set up in 21 countries and have continued to grow under Wenger.

The Arsenal manager's football philosophy and technical methods are expected to provide the basis of the training programme at the schools, enhancing the potential opportunity of finding another star.

Emmanuel Eboue, Marouane Chamakh and Alex Song are examples of players who could be used a role models for the youngsters at the training school, and Arsenal might just find a star of the future as they continue to develop their junior work.

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