Recently Joe Willock’s name came into the surface after the Arsenal’s young player considered as a young talented player. He also gets praised by his senior in the club; Mesut Oezil. On an occasion, Arsenal star Mesut Oezil tipped his young midfielder team-mates to be a big player. He also expects Joe Willock to make a major first-team impact this season.
Joe Willock is a product of Arsenal’s youth academy and made an impressive performance in cup competitions last season. He scored in the Europa League and FA Cup and starting his first Premier League game on the final day of the campaign in a 3-1 win at Burnley. Moreover, the 19-year-old gave a good account of himself during the Gunners’ 2-1 win over Bayern Munich in the International Champions Cup. Mesut Oezil also said that Joe Willock exploits in the United States is not surprising to him.
It seems that Mesut Oezil has a high expectation in Joe Willock as Arsenal future player. He told online gambling site Malaysia Joe Willock is someone who knows what he can do. He’s not an arrogant player on the pitch but he believes in himself. He always showed his quality as a player and no wonder why Mesut Oezil is really happy to have him on the team.
Mesut Oezil Talks About Joe Willock
Furthermore, Mesut Oezil also believes Joe Willock has shown his quality in the pre-session and he felt really certain he will make a big impact at the club. Mesut Oezil stated that if a player really works with the first team together always, they will feel more comfortable and they’ll believe himself more. Mesut Oezil thinks their young players have quality and they show it every day in the training. As long as they stay healthy and believes in themselves he thinks they will be a big player, which means Joe Willock has the same opportunity.
After featuring 17 times for the Gunners over the last two season, the England Under-20 international was recently promoted to the first team and handed the no. 28 jersey. Joe Willock is in contention to be picked by Unai Emery for a starting line in their Premier League season opener.