Jack Wilshere says the new players in the team are ‘bonding’, and that he feels they will continue to improve as the season progresses.
The 20-year-old has only recently returned from a long injury layoff that kept him out for the whole of last season, and has found himself returning to a team with almost entirely different players from when he last played in 2010/11.
Talking to Arsenal Player after the Schalke game last night, he said:
“We still have a lot of new players. I have only played with them three times and we feel we are getting better and better as a team, and that we are bonding. Hopefully things will just get better from here.
“[Schalke] is a hard place to come, they are a great team with great fans and we have had two good games. We’re pleased we got a point.
“The goal before half time killed us really. I think if we had gone in 2-0 up it was finished, but we showed great character in the second half.
“They came at us and we knew they would be pumped because of the goal just before half time. We defended well, and if we defend like that in every game then we will keep clean sheets.”
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