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‘Ramsey replacement’ – Some Arsenal fans believe teenage midfielder is Premier League ready

Joe Willock turned on the style in Arsenal’s pre-season friendly victory over Bayern Munich. Willock was one of the standout performers as Arsenal beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in Los Angeles.

During their pre-season tour to the US, Arsenal have played two friendlies. The Gunners beat Colorado Rapids and followed that up with a victory over Bayern Munich thanks to Eddie Nketiah’s late winner.

Willock played a key role in the game, dictating play from central midfield. Despite his young age, the 19-year-old held his own against some talented Bayern Munich players and caught the eye.

(Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

The teenager has already 17 first-team games for Arsenal and scored three goals. But only four of his appearances have come in the Premier League.

However, many Arsenal fans believe the England U20 starlet is ready to step up next season. There is a vacancy in central midfield after Aaron Ramsey departed and Willock is a candidate to fill that role.

If the youngster can carry his pre-season form into the new season, he can be like a new signing for Arsenal. Here are some Gunners fans rating Willock’s pre-season displays.

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