Denilson celebrated turning 21 on Monday with a superb victory over Cardiff City in the FA Cup.

The Brazilian has started more games than any other player in the Arsenal team this season, and for him, his role in the Arsenal squad is a result of non-stop hard work.

In this exclusive interview with Arsenal TV Online, Denilson spoke of his desire to improve everyday before discussing Arsenal's chances of a top-four finish.

Other topics covered were:

  • celebrating his birthday
  • Eduardo's comeback
  • being without his midfield partner Cesc Fabregas
  • the team's new resilience
  • being his own biggest critic
  • his studious approach to improving
  • his Boxing Day goal at Villa Park
  • helping the people of Brazil

Subscribers can watch this exclusive video now.

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