Fran Merida is one of the brightest prospects in the Arsenal set-up and featured in all three of the Gunners' Carling Cup fixtures earlier in the season.

This week, Fran spoke exclusively to Arsenal TV Online about his continued progression at the Club and his targets for the future.

He discussed:

  • his Carling Cup experience
  • the Sheffield United win and the defeat to Burnley
  • the possibility of going on loan
  • his 'crazy' experience at Real Sociedad last season
  • nearly winning promotion to La Liga
  • playing at the Under-19s European Championship last summer
  • beating an England side including Lansbury, Wilshere and Hoyte on Wednesday
  • coming back to Reserve team football
  • the top of the table clash at Villa on Monday

Subscribers can watch this video now.

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