?(Video) Ryo Miyaichi & Carl Jenkinson get their Arsenal careers underway vs Malaysia XI
Arsenal kicked off their 2011 pre-season schedule with a 4-nil thumping of aMalaysian All-Stars XI on Wednesday, and it was an opportunity for bothRyo Miyaichi and Carl Jenkinson to break their ducks in the Gunners first eleven.
Ryo Miyaichi, the 18-year-old Japanese starlet, was undoubtedly the bigger draw in Asia.
After an excellent spell at Feyenoord last season, many were anticipating big things from the left-winger on his debut. Yet, with the benefit of hindsight, pre-match expectations forMiyaichi were probably slightly on the high side.
Miyaichi had several opportunities to show off his lightning pace and nifty footwork, however overall the teenager failed to show much end-product. The searing heat, first-game nerves and the fact that he is still learning his trade are all reason... [via 101 Great Goals]
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