James McArthur is a young central midfielder who joined Wigan Athletic from Hamilton Academical. James is a solid tackler with good distribution skills. He made just three Premier League starts during 2010-11 but was regularly used from the bench. James made his debut for Hamilton as a teenager and completed over 100 appearances for the club before his move south. He is a former Scotland U21 international who earned a call-up to the senior squad making his debut against the Faeroe Islands in November 2010. James made further appearances for his country finishing the season with four caps.
Most neutral's will agree that Arsenal's pre-season has been an impressive one.