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After impressing since his summer move from Southampton, the youngster has claimed he is still learning a lot from his new club despite not getting plenty of game time

Arsenal’s latest starlet, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, has hailed the experience he is gaining at his new club, even though he is not getting a lot of game time.

The 18-year-old has claimed that he has the potential to impress after struggling to claim a spot in Arsene Wenger’s immediately side since making his summer move.

The youngster has praised the amount of support he is getting from the manager and his team-mates, opining that he is still a "work in progress" and that this time in his career is about development.

He told the club’s official website: "I think there's a lot more to come from me so I am just going to keep working hard, keep learning in training and get some more appearances to do well,

“It's down to me at the end of the day, I've got to put pressure on the boss to select me. I can only do that by training well and, when I do get my chance, impress him. The boss has said it's up to me, he's going to work with me the same way I have to with him.

"It's a work in progress and I don't think there's any need to rush into things. I trust the boss and he's going to develop me in the same way.

"I knew that when I signed here it would be hard for me,

“I was playing more week-in week-out at Southampton and I knew that maybe in my first season I wouldn't get a lot of game time.

"But I'm learning so much in training from the likes of Robin van Persie and the rest of the boys - and the manager as well. I've only had a few appearances but I've scored two goals and I'm happy with that."

Oxlade-Chamberlain has managed two goals in his four appearances for the Gunners, also bagging a hat-trick whilst on duty with the England Under-21 squad earlier this year.

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