Wenger full of pride with his young Arsenal team

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits he's very proud of his young players after their stunning 5-2 win at Fenerbahce last night. Wenger, 59 today, said: “I am very proud of this team. Our average age is just 22 but they have no fear — and that is very pleasing.” He added: “Wherever we go we try to play the game we love — and it works. We started strong, continued strong and finished strong. We’ve not qualified yet but we need only one more victory.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits he's very proud of his young players after their stunning 5-2 win at Fenerbahce last night.

Wenger, 59 today, said: “I am very proud of this team. Our average age is just 22 but they have no fear — and that is very pleasing.”

He added: “Wherever we go we try to play the game we love — and it works. We started strong, continued strong and finished strong. We’ve not qualified yet but we need only one more victory.

“I don’t know what impact this result will have on the rest of Europe but it is looking as though the English clubs have a good chance to dominate this competition.”

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