Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger backs FA chairman Greg Dyke’s plans to improve the England team but says Premier League clubs must show more faith integrating young players despite the pressure to succeed being so high.
Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta faces a spell on the sidelines after suffering a calf injury during Tuesday`s 2-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund which took the London club into the Champions League last 16.
In a break with the recent past, manager Roy Hodgson will allow the cream of the eligible young players in his squad to represent England at the European Under-21 Championship next year rather than have first call on them for the senior side.
Midfielder Jack Wilshere will miss Arsenal`s Champions League match with Anderlecht on Tuesday because he has picked up a sickness bug and is not well enough to play, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said on Monday.
Arsenal are still in contention for the Premier League title and it is too soon to say that leaders Chelsea can go through the season undefeated, manager Arsene Wenger told a news conference on Friday.