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Guendouzi thanks teammates for helping him settle in

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Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi has thanked Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette for helping him settle in.

20-year-old Matteo Guendouzi joined Arsenal last summer from Lorient.

Since then he has settled in well, and it’s all thanks to his teammates.

“He [Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang] gives me a little punch on my left shoulder every morning, with his attacking colleague Alexandre Lacazette, every morning,” he was quoted by Football London.

“They are really important to me. They are like two big brothers ever since I arrived, they made it really easy for me, on the pitch and off of it. They are super guys.”

“We clearly have a better squad than last season with big signings this summer,” he added.

“We hold all the cards to have a great season and finish in the top 4 to be able to play in the Champions’ League next season.”

“My aim is to be in the senior French national team. I know I still have a lot of work ahead of me,” he commented.

“I did the Euros with the U21s this summer, we have the Olympics coming next summer, so if I continue on my path, with more work and continuing to show my qualities on the pitch, I hope I will be there one day.”