UK time is: 05:39:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Traore: The Experience Helps

Armand Traore is one of the Arsenal stars of the future, and tonight he takes the field at a hostile White Hart Lane to try and help Arsene army make the final of the League cup for the first time since 1993.

Traore is only 17 years of age, yet is tipped to become the next big thing. The young Frenchman says that despite all the hype of the 'Young Guns' the experience provide by the likes of Kolo Toure & Cesc Fabregas (19 years old and experienced eh!?!?! Mind boggling) is paramount to the rest of this competition.

"I think it`s a big boost to the young players to have the more experienced players around us, we can win the Cup but I think we need some other players who have experience like Kolo and Cesc to help us.' ," Traore said

"Against Liverpool Kolo and Johan really helped me. They kept saying 'don`t be nervous, play your game, everything`s going to be fine`. '

"Just knowing that Kolo is at the back really makes you confident and I think everyone in the defence is more confident when he`s back there with us."

Lets hope the youngman can keep Aaron Lennon at bay, he certainly has the pace to keep up with him.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 24 2007

Time: 11:35AM

Your Comments

good points rocky, cesc is still only 19 ! so he is termed a kid, yet an experienced midfielder ! i like the look of traore, he looks much stronger than clichy and no slow either !
PUREGOLD
Traore was fantastic against liverpool and Spuds are no betther than liverpool
afghenry
Just saw Ribery score 2 goals for Marseille after coming back from an injury and he has Arsenal written all over his game!
G4L
Lennon ran circles around him tonight, i thought, but i cant blame him, coz Lennon had a good game. A good learning experience and a good game not to let the hype get to him. But he's got loads of potential - definitely.
prits
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Arsenal Articles

The First Goal Matters (Saturday November 22 2014)

Wenger & Ozil Share a Mutual Trust (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Memories: Jens Lehmann (Wednesday November 19 2014)

On Adding The Science To Sanchez Magic (Sunday November 16 2014)

Yet Another International Thread (Wednesday November 12 2014)

Archived Arsenal Articles

List All Vital Arsenal Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Amos. 68
2. paul_ownz 49
3. Naijagunner 43
4. Wyn Mills 35
5. Galway Gooner 30
6. Joe_@** 20
7. shewore 16
8. damiano_tommassi 13
9. Little Dutch 10
10. Guyfox 7

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Arsenal 1 - 2 Man Utd
Swansea 2 - 1 Arsenal
Arsenal 3 - 0 Burnley
Sunderland 0 - 2 Arsenal
Arsenal 2 - 2 Hull City
Chelsea 2 - 0 Arsenal

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Newcastle 12 5 4 3 -1 19
6. West Ham 12 5 3 4 4 18
7. Swansea 12 5 3 4 3 18
8. Arsenal 12 4 5 3 5 17
9. Everton 12 4 5 3 3 17
10. Stoke 12 4 3 5 -2 15
11. Liverpool 11 4 2 5 -1 14

Breaking League News

The First Goal Matters
Arsenal : 22/11/2014 22:28:00
Rate The Players: Manchester City 2-1 Swansea City
Swansea : 22/11/2014 20:54:00
Bojan wins October goal of the month
Stoke : 22/11/2014 20:54:00
Pellegrini Praises Swansea City After Win
Swansea : 22/11/2014 20:40:00
Monk Disappointed Not To Get a Point at Man City
Swansea : 22/11/2014 20:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

With a stuttering start to the season what league position can we still reasonably aim for?
Suggested By:  
First 9%
Second 13%
Third 20%
Fourth 26%
Fifth or lower 26%
Still too early to bother with predictions 6%