From Gtech Group Stadium – Arsenal have named 15-year-old midfielder Ethan Nwaneri on the bench for his or her journey to Brentford on Sunday.
The Gunners are comparatively gentle in midfield having misplaced Mohamed Elneny to harm not too long ago, whereas Thomas Partey has solely simply returned to full health.
Membership captain Martin Odegaard has picked up a knock and is absent from Sunday’s conflict with the Bees, however Mikel Arteta has named highly-rated teenager Nwaneri in his matchday squad after it was reported earlier this weekend that he would journey with the group.
Nwaneri, who was born a number of months after the Emirates Stadium opened, would turn into the youngest participant in Premier League historical past ought to he come off the bench.
Liverpool starlet Harvey Elliott is the present record-holder, making an look for Fulham aged simply 16 years and 30 days in 2019.
Nwaneri solely made his debut for Arsenal’s Beneath-21s earlier this month however has clearly left a long-lasting impression on Arteta and his teaching workers.
Elsewhere within the squad, Fabio Vieira makes his first begin within the Premier League following Odegaard’s harm, whereas Partey has been thrown straight again into the midfield alongside Granit Xhaka. He replaces Albert Sambi Lokonga from Arsenal‘s 3-1 loss at Manchester United.