Oxlade-Chamberlain on his goal and why the Gunners can win the Cup
Written by Renzo on September 21, 2011 23:30
Arsene Wenger predicted it and young Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain didn’t disappoint as he was one of the best players, for the Gunners, against Shrewsbury Town.
Speaking after the Carling Cup game to Arsenal Player, the Englishman confessed that he got lucky with his first ever goal for the Club as he explained that he received the ball, saw the opposition defensive department open up and went for goal with questions asked on goalkeeper Ben Smith who could have surely done better.
Asked what it means to finally enjoy time on the pitch with Arsenal, the 18-year old declared that the moment he stepped on the pitch he realised how massive the Club is, adding that he gave everything to do well and help the cause of his team.
Oxlade-Chamberlain concluded by saying that this Arsenal squad can achieve big things as it is made up of quality players with the youngster believing that the Carling Cup, F.A. Cup and English Premier League are all realistic targets for Arsene Wenger’s men.
[My goal?] Oh, I just received the ball, it opened up for me and I thought I could try my luck and luckily enough I’m delighted to say it went in.
[What it means to play?] I came back this evening before the game and I walked out on the pitch and I realised what a massive Club this is and how bigger the stage is.
I was straight away excited for the game and it’s just brilliant to be back in around and involved, I gave it my all tonight and I hope I did well.
[What we can achieve this season?] You know, I think it’s a really good squad, I think we just need to keep plugging away and I think it will go right for us.
There’s a lot of quality signings and the boys are quality players. We just need to make sure to gel together now and kick on and I think we got what it takes to definitely get to the final in this competition and put a good claim down in the League and also the F.A. Cup.