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youth-team graduate Jeff Reine-Adelaide has revealed that Santo Cazorla
is the player in the Gunners squad who he admires most.
The 19-year old is yet to establish himself as a regular member of
Arsene Wenger's squad since making his first XI debut in January 2016.
He has, however, featured in nine Cup fixtures since then, and no
doubt has ambitions to become a regular starter alongside his senior
“I look up to them all: "he told Arsenal Player when asked to name the senior squad player that he admires most.
“If I had to name one, it would have to be Santi Cazorla," he added.
“He has superb natural ability, he can play with either foot, he can do anything. I think he’s a magician.
“When you watch him play, you can sense he is really serene because
he knows exactly what he is doing. Whatever the situation, he will win
the ball cleanly.
“I try to be like that so I can play like him.”
Cazorla has had little chance to put his skills on display for the
Gunners since November 2015, with first knee, then ankle injuries
sidelining the player for the majority of the club's last two
As it stands, the 32-year old is expected to return to training at the end of July once he has recovered from ankle surgery.