The young player wants to become the next youth who is given chance by Mikel Arteta.
Mikel Arteta has shown that he is ready to take risks and give opportunities to youngsters even in important matches.Bukayo Saka
andEmile Smith Rowe
have already found their places inArsenal
's first team and McGuinness believes that he can follow the footsteps of the other two young players.
is currently playing for Ipswich on loan but he thinks he can become the next big thing.
“That’s my goal,”
McGuinness has toldfootball.london
on his ambition of becoming a senior star at Arsenal.
“I’ve been at the club since I was 10 and that hasn’t changed. I’ve always wanted to play for Arsenal’s first team so that will never change.
"What I’m doing now is experience and hopefully I can kick on. My goal is to come back and try and get myself into the side.
"Obviously there’s other factors with other centre-halves in the first team and things like that, but that doesn’t stop me trying to get into the first team which is what I will try and do.
“If it doesn’t happen then it doesn’t happen, but that’s my main goal.”