Young Arsenal midfielder Emile Smith-Rowe has been a revelation since he became a permanent fixture in the starting line-up under manager Mikel Arteta and he’s drawing comparison with one of the best players at the club in recent history. Frenchman Robert Pires attained legendary status at Arsenal for his impressive form while he was a player at the club. Robert Pires was an integral member of the Arsenal squad that went through a season without any defeat. The Gunners remain the only team to achieve an invincible season and this happened during the 2003/04 season.

Manchester United legend Gary Neville sees a lot of similarities between Emile Smith-Rowe and Robert Pires. Gary Neville is now a Sky Sports pundit and he was impressed with the composure shown by Emile Smith-Rowe during the penultimate league game at home to Newcastle United last week Monday. Continue reading “EMILE SMITH-ROWE DRAWS COMPARISON WITH PIRES”