Arsenal ‘Wunderkind’ Gnabry secures top spot for his nation against Scotland

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Serge Gnabry scored the equaliser against Scotland for Germany's under-19 outfit.

If you hadn’t heard of Arsenal’s German ‘Wunderkind’ Serge Gnabry before, you surely have by now.

The talented teen has recently been a member of the Arsenal first-team - ever since filling in for Theo Walcott at the last minute against Stoke City.

He has even managed to find the back of the net. He bagged a goal in a stunning individual performance for The Gunners against Swansea City - opening the scoring in a 2-1 victory.

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He has been scoring goals and impressing in youth team and Under-21 matches ever since arriving in London.

But it is not just at club level where he has impressed. His form has obviously seen him link up with the German youth set-up - for whom he has represented since the age of 15.

And given recent evidence there is little doubt he will one day follow in the footsteps of senior team-mates Per Mertesacker, Lukas Podolski and Mesut Ozil by playing for Die Mannschaft one day.

Currently with the Under-19’s, he played his second game at that level last week against Belarus - and played a major role in the German victory.

He scored what would prove to be the winner for Germany in a 3-2 win.

He played again for the German under-19s against Scotland tonight, in what ended up a 1-1 draw in Minsk - where all the groups qualifiers are being played.

Scotland took a 2nd minute lead through Rangers youngster Tommy Walsh.

But just after the hour mark Gnabry scored his second goal this week - which will see him return to London in high spirits.

The result leaves Germany top of their qualifying group, and they have therefore qualified for the European Under-19 Championship in Hungary next year.

As he shows more glimpses of what is ultimately an excellent talent.

Will Gnabry play for the senior Germany side one day?

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