In our latest mini-pod about the U19 euro draw we touched on the subject of which Arsenal players will make the finals in August.
Here are the reasons why I believe three of the six Arsenal Ladies will be on the plane to Belfast.
All Arsenal fans, including myself of course, would love to see all the Arsenal players selected in the 18-player squad, but it is tough as Mo Marley said. She prefers to use players with experience, be it tournament or first team football, as it is so much more competitive than Development team football.
Let’s have a look at the tournament and the first team football experience accrued during the Spring Series for the 24 players selected for the USA friendlies.
If we base the 18 players on the logical distribution of two goalkeepers, six defenders, six midfielders and four forwards and look at the table on the final page, based on the players experience, the squad could look as follows: