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Arsenal starlet Joe Willock vows young Gunners will give Mikel Arteta a selection headache

‘We’re always trying to make it difficult for the manager to make a decision’: Arsenal starlet Joe Willock vows young Gunners will give Mikel Arteta a selection headache after cruising past Leicester in Carabao Cup win

  • Joe Willock is desperate for a breakthrough campaign at the Emirates 
  • The 21-year-old is yet to start for Arsenal in the Premier League this season
  • He established himself as a box-to-box player last season, mostly from the bench
  • Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has praised Willock for his strength and intelligence

Arsenal midfielder Joe Willock insists the young players in Mikel Arteta’s squad will continue to snap at the heels of the established stars after Wednesday’s third-round Carabao Cup victory at Leicester.

The Gunners made seven changes for the trip to the King Power Stadium, where a Christian Fuchs own goal and a late tap-in for Eddie Nketiah secured a 2-0 win for the visitors.

Willock and Nketiah were joined in the starting line-up by Bukayo Saka, Reiss Nelson and Ainsley Maitland-Niles, as Arteta continues to give chances to the young…