England's [ Images ] Jack Wilshere and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are among five young internationals to have pledged their long-term futures to Arsenal [ Images ], the Premier League club said on Wednesday.
Midfielders Wilshere, 20, and 19-year-old Oxlade-Chamberlain, who made his international debut at Euro 2012, plus Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey (21) and England defenders Kieran Gibbs [ Images ] (23) and Carl Jenkinson (20) made up the list.
"Jack is certainly the best known, the leader of this group - but the other four players are exceptional footballers, and we're very happy that we could conclude their new deals at the same time," manager Arsene Wenger [ Images ] told the club's website (www.arsenal.com).
"We are delighted that these five young players have all signed new long-term contracts," added the Frenchman.
No details on the lengths of the contracts were given.