Jamie Carragher agrees with Mesut Ozil for Arsenal star Emile Smith Rowe

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has praised Arsenal star Emile Smith Rowe.

Hill End graduate She broke into the scene last winter, kicking off Arsenal’s 3-1 win over Chelsea on Boxing Day before earning a spot in the . Mikel Artetaside for the remainder of the season.

The 20-year-old finished the season with four goals and eight assists in all competitions, an impressive feat considering he had barely played a game before Christmas.

Smith Roe’s consistent bids were then awarded by the north London club, who handed him a new long-term contract along with a number change that saw him inherit the famous No. 10 shirt once owned by the German playmaker. Mesut Ozil.

Ozil himself has already sung the praises of Smith Roe after The Englishman scored his first goal in Arsenal The shirt appeared in January.

The Fenerbahce midfielder tweeted: “He made the difference in the last two games when he was number 10. Really happy for him… and he showed that playing with number 10 still makes sense in football today.”

Now, Carragher has echoed Ozil’s comments, calling Smith Roe his pick to win the Young Player of the Year award this season.

“I am a huge fan. I loved watching him last season and I think he was great, even though Arsenal had a bad start to the season,” he told Sky Sports.

“He was arguably the best player on the pitch at Brentford, even some of his touches against Chelsea. The way he moves the ball, I rarely see any player who can receive the ball on their back foot on either side. I am a huge fan of him.”

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