- Joe Willock has penned a new long term with Arsenal
- The 20-year-old has made three Premier League appearances this season
- Willock was promoted into the Gunners senior team in 2017
Premier League giants Arsenal have confirmed that their midfielder Joe Willock has signed a new long-term contract.
The 20-year-old has made three appearances for the north Londoners in the English topflight this campaign, having made his debut for the club in September 2017 against Doncaster Rovers in the League Cup.
He is one of the graduates of the prestigious Gunners Academy and was impressive for the club during their preseason this summer.
The midfielder has also been included in the England U21 national team due to his exploits at the Emirates Stadium.
Meanwhile, his manager, Unai Emery, admits that the youngster brews confidence and his technically strong.
He said: "Joe has progressed a lot in the last year. He is technically strong and has shown the confidence to take responsibility and play his game whatever the occasion or opposition.
Emery added that: "I’m looking forward to working with to help him develop further and fulfil his potential."
Arsenal's technical director Edu said: "We’re delighted that Joe has committed his long-term future to us.
"The hard work of the academy coaches and staff, Joe, his family and everyone behind the scenes have been key to the development of his potential.
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"Bringing young players through to the first team from the academy is an important part of our approach and Joe’s progression is a good example for how we want to work in the future.
"Joe has shown hard work and determination to get this far. He’s continuing to develop and we look forward to him making a big contribution to the club.”
Legit.ng earlier reported that Mason Mount has agreed a new five-year contract with Chelsea midfielder as the Stamford Bridge outfit have continued to secure the futures of their young stars.
The midfielder was rewarded for his superb loan at Derby County under Frank Lampard last season which earned him a call up to play for England.
Chelsea have now made sure that the 20-year-old is committed to the club until at least 2024.
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