ARSENAL boss Mikel Arteta has defined his choice to present teenager Emile Smith Rowe the No10 shirt.
The 20-year-old will put on the long-lasting jersey this season after signing a brand new contract, together with his supervisor praising his ‘ambition and want’.
Emile Smith Rowe will put on the No10 at Arsenal this seasonCredit score: Getty
The attacking midfielder has signed a new ‘long-term’ deal at the Emirates following months of hypothesis about his future.
Smith Rowe was linked with Aston Villa, with the Premier League facet reportedly having two bids of £25million and £30m rejected.
Discussing the participant’s new contract on Instagram, Arteta stated: “There’s been numerous hypothesis from followers, however he’ll put on the well-known No10 shirt after all.
“He is instructed us that he is blown away by that however we all know he can deal with the stress, do not we?
“He requested for [the No10 shirt], in order that reveals you the ambition and want.
Emile is a participant who represents the way forward for the membership and this is the reason now we have given him the No10 shirt.
Edu, Arsenal technical director
“I choose gamers who ask for greater than perhaps they will take but when they imagine they will do it, do not put a restrict on it.
“When he requested me and requested the membership that he want to get that, okay, let’s go.
“We talked slightly bit, we mentioned it and he is aware of the results of that.
“However he feels ready to do it and if he’s ready to do it, then I’m going to be proper behind him to attempt to make him as comfy and as pleased as potential to do what he needs to do.”
Mesut Ozil was the latest recipient, with DEFENDER William Gallas famously sporting the No10 on the Emirates between 2006 and 2010.
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