Emmanuel Frimpong could have been one of the success stories of Arsenal's season.

The powerful midfielder started all six of the first team's pre-season fixtures, linking up with fellow academy graduate Jack Wilshere, and was tipped for great things by Arsène Wenger.

A serious knee put paid to all that. While Wilshere enjoyed his own meteoric rise, Frimpong's was put on hold for another year.

The 19-year-old is back in training now and sat down to discuss his recent ups and downs in an exclusive interview with Arsenal TV Online.

Emmanuel discussed:

  • how good it feels to be back
  • how he got his knee injury
  • coping with a long-term absence
  • the progress he made before the injury
  • Arsène Wenger's praise
  • his Dallas Cup experience
  • his thoughts on Arsenal's campaign
  • high hopes for next season

Subscribers can now watch this interview 'on demand' on Arsenal TV Online.

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5 May 2011