Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored a brace as Arsenal eased past Reading in the fourth round of the EFL Cup.
Arsene Wenger gave his verdict on the Arsenal youngsters' performances, while singling out Oxlade-Chamberlain for praise.
The 23 year old English international has expressed his dissatisfaction at his playing time with Arsenal, having started only 3 games in the Premier League this season.
Arsenal wrapped up their last pre-season friendly in the United States with a comfortable 3-1 victory over Mexican giants Chivas Guadalajara on Monday.
Just as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was making a return to first-team action with Arsenal after a 3 month lay-off due to a knee injury, the youngster suffered a fresh blow in training recently to effectively rule him out of the Euros.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has always been highly rated at Arsenal, but has found first-team opportunities hard to come by this season due to his own issues with form and fitness as well as the emergence of Joel Campbell and Alex Iwobi.
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The English midfielder has found himself a fringe player for Arsenal at best this season and Sky Sports pundit Graeme Souness recently called him out on his bad attitude and approach to his professional career.
Arsenal FC looks to join the title race with an away win at Bournemouth, as they now sit on the 3rd spot on goal difference from Tottenham Hotspur FC
England made it a perfect 10 wins out of 10 in their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign as they completed the road to France with a 3-0 defeat of Lithuania on Monday.