Calum Chambers has grown up a lot since arriving in north London back in 2014.
The England defender joined us from Southampton as a fresh-faced 19-year-old five years ago and has amassed more than 100 senior appearances since, gaining vital first-team minutes on loan at Middlesbrough and Fulham.
Now back in London, Chambers is hoping to use those experiences away from the capital to establish himself as a key figure within Unai Emery's side.
"I've had a lot of experiences over the years like going to Middlesbrough and Fulham, and playing a few games here at Arsenal," he told Arsenal Player. "As a player and as a human, I feel like I've grown up quite a lot.
"I feel like I'm bringing the experiences I've had over the past few years into my game too. I just want to keep developing, keep working hard and keep improving things every day. That's all I can do, to focus on being the best player I can.
"I think to establish yourself here, you need to play week in, week out. It's the same at every club you go to. When you're playing week in, week out that's when you really establish yourself to the team and the fans.
"That's a goal I want to push for, it's one of my aims, so I've got to figure out how I can do that. I need to work on things off the pitch to help me achieve that, that's the aim for this season.
"I feel good, I've had a good summer, pre-season's gone well and I've settled back in nicely with the lads and the new manager. I'm ready for this season ahead, I'm ready to fight and ready to give everything to this team. I'm excited for the season ahead and what we can achieve."
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