Arsenal have announced that promising younger defender Zech Medley has signed a brand new contract with the membership, having initially put pen to paper on skilled phrases again in 2017.
The 18 year-old central defender has made three first workforce look this season. Two within the Europa League – towards Vorskla and Qarabag – and he was a late substitute within the FA Cup third spherical win over Blackpool final month.
The lifelong Arsenal fan stated, ” It feels actually good. I’m very happy and honoured to be signing one other contract with this membership.
“I’ve been supporting them since I used to be a child and I’ve been watching them since I used to be younger, so to have the ability to signal with such a tremendous group is admittedly good.”
And on having made the fringes of the primary workforce this season, he continued, “It’s been superb.
“I’ve simply tried to take all the things in my stride and hopefully I can push on for extra common possibilities within the first-team.
“It’s actually essential to get that have and to only be round gamers who're actually good and enjoying at a world-class degree in order that I can study off them and see how they practice and put together for giant video games.
“It’s actually good for my improvement.”
He's nonetheless a way from competing regularly however the brand new deal is a present of religion in him, and central defence is an space by which Arsenal might want to change the make-up of the personnel within the close to future.
Laurent Koscielny is 33, Nacho Monreal shall be 33 this month, and there are doubts over the long-term futures of a few of the incumbents. It’s one thing to provide a little bit of motivation to any younger defender, so better of luck to Zech Medley.