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What They're Saying: Arsene Wenger
July 24th, 2014 10:22PM

TAGS:  arsenal


"He is a player with a good eye and good technique and is very agile. He has the ambition to find the ball on the field. So he's the kind of player who could be of use to the United States. He's in some ways the type of player the U.S. was missing in the World Cup."

-- Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on 17-year-old Gideon Zelalem, who is potentially eligible to play for the USA, Germany and Ethiopia. Wenger said Zelalem, who grew up in Maryland and is with the Gunners for Saturday's game against the New York Red Bulls, has to grow and develop mentally to reach his potential in the next two or three years. (

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