Young guns sign new contracts
England’s Jack Wilshere and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are among five young internationals to have pledged their long-term futures to Arsenal, the Premier League club said yesterday.
Midfielders Wilshere (20) and 19-year-old Oxlade-Chamberlain, plus Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey (21) and England defenders Kieran Gibbs (23) and Carl Jenkinson (20) have all committed themselves to the club.
No details on the lengths of the contracts were given.
Of the five players, Ramsey is the most-capped international with 25 appearances including several as Wales captain.
Wilshere has won six caps while Oxlade-Chamberlain has won nine England caps since his debut in May.