England U19 coach Eastick: Arsenal producing great talent

England U19 coach Brian Eastick has hailed the talent coming through the system at Arsenal.

England U19 coach Brian Eastick has hailed the talent coming through the system at Arsenal.

Henri Lansbury and Gavin Hoyte are part of Eastick's current squad and he said: “Arsenal have some very good young English players.

“It’s not rocket science, if you are a young player at a top club it is very difficult to break through into the first team - you have got to be an exceptional talent.

“Arsenal have got a terrific track record though. If you look at the number of players playing in the Premier League now there are a lot of them from there.

“Players like Fabrice Muamba, who captained my team here a couple of years ago, Steve Sidwell, David Bentley, Arsenal do produce a lot of players. But you have to be a bit special to secure a place in Arsenal’s first team.”

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