Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says that having five Arsenal players in Roy Hodgson’s squad can only benefit England.
The Gunners are the best represented club in the Three Lions’ squad to face San Marino and Estonia, with Danny Welbeck, Kieran Gibbs, Jack Wilshere and Calum Chambers also selected.
England have never taken more than four Arsenal players to a major tournament and Oxlade-Chamberlain admits it's great to see club-mates at international level.
"If you find five of your team-mates in the squad it helps on the pitch and off it as well"
“When you’re with your team-mates at club level day-in, day-out, you understand each other and you can take that into international football,” he told Arsenal Player.
“If you find five of your team-mates in the squad it helps on the pitch and also gives you that togetherness off it as well. You can say the same about Liverpool as well because they have four players here.
“I find that really good because it helps when you come onto the pitch and you know each other well. We’ve grown up together in the under-19s and under-21s as well so we know each other really well and that’s good going forward.”
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