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Willock ‘living the dream’ as Arsenal youngster continues to impress

PUBLISHED: 18:02 17 August 2019 | UPDATED: 18:02 17 August 2019

Arsenal's Joe Willock. Picture: Nick Potts/PA

Arsenal's Joe Willock. Picture: Nick Potts/PA

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Joe Willock started again for Arsenal in their 2-1 win over Burnley on Saturday, and the midfielder admitted he is ‘living the dream’ after a second appearance in as many Premier League games. Read on to see what he had to say.

On youngsters in the team…

"It shows how good the academy is.

"We're all coming from the same place, Hale End, and we're all progressing.

"To play alongside my closest friend in Reiss is amazing - it's a dream come true. I'm just living my dream."

On Auba's winner and his start to the season…

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"Everyone knows what a world-class player he is.

"He continues to score goals, saving us and winning us games. That's what he's in the team to do.

"I'm not surprised, he does it every day on the training ground. It's not a surprise at all."

On Dani Ceballos' performance…

"I wasn't surprised either.

"You see in training every day he's technical and he's from a big club like Real Madrid.

"Those are the performances we expect - but he was brilliant today."


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