November 28, 2022



Nigerian eligible, Nwaneri, makes historical past as Arsenal thump Brentford in Premier League conflict, prime desk

Fifteen-year-old Ethan Nwaneri grew to become the youngest participant in Premier League historical past in Arsenal’s 3-0 win over Brentford.

The attacking midfielder changed Fabio Vieira in stoppage time at Brentford Neighborhood Stadium.

He beat the document held by Harvey Elliott, who was 16 years and 30 days previous when he performed for Fulham in 2019.

“We’ve the alternatives to deliver younger gamers on,” mentioned Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta earlier than the sport.

“We’re fairly brief and alternatives come when points come up.”

Nwaneri, who was born in March 2007, has been allotted the quantity 83 shirt.

He has made a number of appearances for Arsenal at under-18 stage and performed for the England Below-16s when he was 14.

Arsenal’s win over Brentford took them again to the highest of the desk following victories for Manchester Metropolis and Tottenham on Saturday.

Final week Northern Irish schoolboy Christopher Atherton grew to become the youngest senior footballer in the UK aged 13 years and 329 days when he performed for Glenavon.


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