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Arsenal defender Chambers: I want to learn from Real Madrid great Karanka at Middlesbrough

Arsenal defender Calum Chambers has said that he is keen to learn from Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka during his loan spell with the club.

The 21-year-old, who made the first start of his loan stint in the 2-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur last weekend, revealed that he joined the club because he wanted to work with the former Real Madrid star.

"I came here because of the manager and the team and the way they play the game," Chambers told the Teesside Gazette.

"I felt this was the best place to come and develop myself as a player, to learn and to play games.

"The manager was a centre-half and I thought it would be good to learn from someone who had played in that position at the highest level.

"The training, the intensity and the detail the manager goes into, that has been the main thing for me.

"The tactical detail we go into on the opposition we have that weekend is amazing. It is very useful.

"It's nice being able to do that during the week, studying the strengths and weaknesses of the players you are likely to be up against, how they play and how we prepare, what we can work on, on beating them.

"Going into games with that kind of information is really good."

Vyom Chaudhary
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