Wenger will work wonders with Arsenal starlet Gnabry, says Rosicky

Tomas Rosicky

Tomas Rosicky

Starlet Serge Gnabry will continue to flourish under Arsene Wenger at Arsenal.

That’s the verdict of Gunners star Tomas Rosicky after the young German midfielder signed a new, long-term deal at the Emirates.

Czech Republic ace international Rosicky believes Wenger’s experience of nurturing youngsters will be imperative to Gnabry’s progress.

Ahead of tonight’s CapitalOne Cup clash with Chelsea at the Emirates, he said: “I think he has a manager here who will develop him and who has a history of developing young players. Nothing better could happen to him than being offered a new contract here.

“He is a very talented boy; 18 years old and he still has plenty of things to learn and he will find no better place to learn than here. I think it works very well for both sides that he stays here.

“He’s got a great environment for his growth and the potential and talent is there, so let’s see how he will develop.

“He is a good dribbler and can take on you on in the one-on one-situations. That can be his strong point in the future and for an 18-year-old he is doing very well.”

Gnabry has a slight problem with an ankle knock and the manager says he will assess his fitness later to see if he will be available for the game against the Blues.