The latest edition of Arsenal: The Official Magazine is now on sale and this month it brings you an exclusive interview from Ju Young Park, who reveals he is ready and raring to go.
After joining from French club Monaco in the summer, Ju becomes the first South Korean to pull on a Gunners shirt. But it could have all been different if his mother had her way…
"I began kicking a ball when I was really little with my friends in my home town of Daegu - but when I got to about 10 or 11 I would keep it secret," he told the Official Arsenal Magazine.
"My mother was really against it and wanted me to study, so I'd play on the sly. Time passed, she watched me a few times and after a while she relented on her insistence that I shouldn't play anymore."
Also inside the magazine you will find Arsène Wenger's player-by-player assessment of transfer deadline day, giving his thoughts on Arsenal's new boys.
Full of all the latest on what's going on at the Club, Arsenal: The Official Magazine is a must read for all Arsenal fans. Also, don't forget to check out the mag's 16-pages dedicated to you, our Junior Gunners.
Available at the match this weekend, you can also pick up your copy now from all official Arsenal retail outlets and all good newsagents.Copyright 2013 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source 27 Sep 2011