Ian Wright has heaped reward on Arsenal baby Emile Smith Rowe after he scored the successful purpose off the bench against Newcastle United.
The Gunners struggled against Newcastle within the FA Cup third round. They’ll now not salvage a step forward in fashioned time as they had been compelled into extra-time.
Smith Rowe became once triggered honest short of the hour mark and he scored Arsenal’s all-crucial purpose within the 109th minute.
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The forward gave the influence to had been sent off before fat time, however he became once supplied a reprieve by VAR. He made the most of this as he confirmed his class to set Arsenal ahead.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted with a couple of minutes to spare to place it 2-0. Arsenal are aiming to internet the FA Cup for the 2d year running.
Wright told the BBC, as cited by GOAL, that Smith Rowe is a “high drawer” abilities:
“He’s [Smith Rowe’s] quality. Top drawer. He is an proper player. Fully happy for him.
“It’s what he deserved. In the foremost half we weren’t getting sufficient midfield gamers joining and within the box and he’s any individual who does that naturally in his sport.
“He’s performed wisely there. You fancy to bear a composed, nonetheless strike heading within the correct direction and he’s performed that.
“He’s literally one in all the wonderful gamers we now bear within the squad who performs on the half-flip in there.
“He comes into that condominium of the pitch, we had [Granit] Xhaka and [Mohamed] Elneny they in most cases’re deep, they need any individual within the center of the pitch to lay it into who can link with the midfield and the forwards.
“He’s the roughly particular person that wants the ball in there to development it forward. That’s what we didn’t produce within the foremost half and within the outdated games to the ones we’ve received.”