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Arsenal duo might grow to be subsequent Saka & ESR

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Arsenal‘s youth academy is without doubt one of the finest within the enterprise and each Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe are shining examples of that.

The homegrown pair have gone from being mere Hale Finish prospects to England internationals within the area of simply a few years, largely due to the clear path to the Gunners’ first-team beneath supervisor Mikel Arteta.

Can Benjamin & Nwaneri comply with in Saka & Smith Rowe’s footsteps?




We received to witness one other glimpse of that earlier than the latest break when the Spaniard handed a record-breaking debut to 15-year-old prodigy Ethan Nwaneri.

The schoolboy midfielder grew to become the youngest-ever participant to function within the Premier League after Arteta despatched him on instead within the closing moments of their 3-0 win over Brentford in west London.

Though he’s not the one younger expertise to obtain such excessive acclaim in latest weeks as Nwaneri’s U18s teammate Omari Benjamin was named within the Guardian’s ‘Subsequent Era’ checklist for 2022.

He follows the likes of Reiss Nelson (2016), the aforementioned Saka (2018) and Charlie Patino (2020) to have been named within the thrilling showcase, all of whom have gone onto function for the senior squad.

Each Nwaneri and Benjamin have a real potential to grow to be the subsequent Saka and Smith Rowe, given the pair have already struck up a superb understanding collectively at U18 stage, as described by the Guardian’s Nick Ames.

The journalist has additionally described the Welsh 16-year-old as ‘harmful’ from the left-flank and as having ‘distinctive velocity and shut management together with explosive ending potential.’

Benjamin has been in superb type already this time period, offering Jack Wilshere’s crew with 4 objectives from three outings, together with a hat-trick in opposition to Spurs’ U18s, as per Transfermarkt.

In a similar way to the aforementioned Gunners duo, Benjamin is primarily a winger (like Saka) and Nwaneri is finest deployed by means of the center (like Smith Rowe), so this Hale Finish duo might genuinely be the subsequent massive factor to come back from Arsenal’s famed setup.

Youth skilled and journalist Jeorge Chook has tipped {the teenager} for large issues, too, claiming that Benjamin is “prolific” and is “an excellent prospect,” while he has additionally described Nwaneri as “very skilful” with “wonderful imaginative and prescient.”

It’s no marvel the younger pair are hitting the headlines round north London this time period, so in a number of years’ time, Arteta might properly unearth the subsequent Saka and Smith Rowe within the thrilling Hale Finish youth abilities.

AND in different information, Arsenal handed potential harm increase forward of Spurs, it’s nice information for Arteta

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