Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

Wenger: Djourou Is Ready

Wenger: Djourou Is Ready

Johan Djourou made his first team league debut in the 7-0 drubbing of Boro last Saturday, and put in a performance that caught the eye of the gaffer

Djourou has only made a handfull of first team appearances for the Gunners, all of which have come in cup competition, but with the many injuries Arsenal have suffered this season and also the departure of Kolo Toure & Emmanuelle Eboue to the African Cup of Nations, Wenger has had to draft the 18 year old in quicker than anticipated.

Despite having very little experience, Wenger was highly impressed with what he saw.

“I feel recently he has shown that he has the qualities to do it,” said the manager.

“It looks easy but when you start to have players of 18 years of age who can play centre back like Djourou, that is a sign that there is a lot of strength [in the squad] and that gives us belief.

“Sometimes you need patience because I feel that our players develop well, mature very quickly, and develop into great players very quickly.”



Writer:Rocky7
Date:Tuesday January 17 2006
Time: 7:13PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Arsenal Articles

Gabriel Set For Valencia Switch

It's being reported today that Arsenal defender Gabriel is set for a switch to Valencia.

The Latest Arsenal Injury Table News

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Arsenal FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Officials - Stoke v Arsenal (19/8/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Stoke City and Arsenal this Saturday.

Wenger Talks Team News Ahead Of Stoke

Manager Arsene Wenger has given a team news update ahead of the weekend's clash against Stoke City.

Archived Vital Arsenal Articles

Vital Arsenal articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Arsenal
Write For Vital Arsenal
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Leicester MotM
Suggested By:
Cech6%
Holding0%
Elneny1%
Monreal0%
Bellerin0%
Oxlade-Chamberlain13%
Xhaka16%
Kolasinac12%
Ozil2%
Lacazette27%
Welbeck0%
Sub - Ramsey4%
Sub - Giroud19%
Sub - Walcott0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.round table media 1
Write for Vital Football