Oxlade-Chamberlain – Don’t worry! I’ll perform for England

The Arsenal youngster Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain may have been a shock inclusion for England after just having made just six League starts for the Gunners this season, but he still seems quite relaxed about it all and has confirmed (for me at least) that he can handle all the pressure that may be thrown at him.

“The way I see it is that if you play football you want to play for clubs like Arsenal then you want to play for a country like England as well,” he said on Arsenal.com.

Wenger’s respect for Rosicky earns him a new contract

The spectacular performances for Arsenal in the last few games brought a massive change in Tomas Rosicky’s life as the midfielder got the chance to extend his contract with the Gunners. The Czech international’s contract was going to expire in the summer and offers were flying in for him, but his great form earned him the extension.

“It’s felt like home since I arrived six years ago and I couldn’t be happier to commit my future to the team.”, he said.

“The manager, my team-mates, the staff and the supporters – everyone plays their part in making this a great club, and I feel privileged to be a part of it.