Reiss Nelson, Ben Sheaf, Jeff Reine-Adelaide and Ainsley Maitland-Niles all trained with the Arsenal first team on Friday as the team gets ready to face West Brom on Boxing Day.

The quartet are unlikely to be involved from the start unless it is as a sub, but the move will no doubt boost the youngster’s confidence.

Earlier on Friday, Arsenal announced that Reiss Nelson had signed his first professional contract. He actually signed it a couple of weeks ago when he turned 17 on December 10, and we took a look at why it is great news.