Arsene Wenger impressed with Nathan Redmond

Norwich City

Norwich City winger Nathan Redmond could play a key role against Arsenal in the Premier League today.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has praised Norwich City’s Nathan Redmond and feels that his side must pay close attention to him when they meet at Carrow Road on Sunday, the Daily Star reports.

Redmond began his career at Birmingham City, and Norwich bought the 21-year-old in 2013.

Despite suffering relegation with the Canaries, the winger stuck around to help the club make an immediate return to the top-flight.

Redmond is now playing a part in Norwich’s bid for survival, with Arsenal manager Wenger admitting that he has been very impressed by the youngster’s progress.

“He’s a young prospect who has a top individual talent,” the Daily Star quotes Wenger as saying.

“He has pace, is creative in his dribbling and caught my eye every time England Under-21s play. He gives you the impression he can create something special.”

While Norwich are very much intent on beating the drop as a result of a wonderful team ethic, the individual brilliance of the likes of Redmond and Wes Hoolahan is what may ultimately count.

Redmond has scored four goals and provided one assist in eight Premier League starts this season, a clear indication of the talent he has and what Arsenal must be aware of on Sunday.

The Gunners head into the clash as favourites to pick up the three points, but Norwich are certainly no pushovers and they will look to their Carrow Road form as key in staying up this season.

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