Photos: Marcus McGuane gets stuck in during Arsenal training

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Arsenal will face Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday.

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The Arsenal players were training on Friday ahead of this weekend’s game against Southampton at home.

Arsenal will take on Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

The Gunners will head into the game on the back of a 3-1 victory over Watford away from home at Vicarage Road in the league.

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The Arsenal players were training hard on Friday, and among those who attended the session was Marcus McGuane (see photos below).

McGuane is a tough-tackling midfielder who has yet to feature in the Premier League for the Gunners.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger before the matchArsenal manager Arsene Wenger

The teenager, who is an England Under-17 international and can also play as a defender, made the step-up to the Under-21 team last season.

The youngster signed his first professional contract with Arsenal in February 2016.

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McGuane has been at Arsenal since he was six years of age, and it could take him a little while to break into the first team.

However, the fact that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is including McGuane in training sessions with the first team underlines the quality of the teenager.

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