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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has hailed Carl Jenkinson’s return to action against Reading on Tuesday night in the English Premier League Cup.
The Frenchman revealed that his injury had been a nightmare.
The 24-year-old has been out injured for nine month due to an injury problem, Wenger acknowledged the fact that it isn’t easy to return after a long time sidelined to professional action and still be impressive
“He nearly scored, he had a good opportunity,” he told Arsenal Player.
“But I think what is very positive for him, when you have his age and you do not play for such a long time, it’s a nightmare.
“I’m very happy for him that he could come back and play for 90 minutes. And you could see he is well prepared, he is a very professional guy. He had no cramps, nothing, and he did last the whole game so overall that’s fantastic for him.”