Serge Gnabry spoke to Arsenal Media following the under-21s' 1-0 defeat to Reading on Tuesday night. This is a transcript of the interview:
on the game…We conceded a goal early on and they defended well for the 90 minutes but I think we controlled the game. We had decent possession, had some chances but didn’t score so we lost.
on not finding space in key areas…We played well in the final third but didn’t make clear chances and we didn’t score, so that is the result.
on returning to full fitness…I am feeling good, I’m feeling better and better. It is my second 90 minutes [in the space of a week], I am playing and over my injury so it is all good and I am looking forward to the next game.
on playing at Emirates Stadium…It is always nice to play here, there was also a decent crowd so I was very pleased to be at the stadium again.
on being called up to Germany’s under-21s…It’s good, i have been injured for a long time. I have been away with the young national team for the past few weeks, which was a good experience with a good side so I am looking forward to the Euros so hopefully we can go there and win the title.
on learning from that environment…I think it is team spirit. When you are away for a long time, you get together as a team. I think the stronger the team, the better the performances on the pitch.
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