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3 Arsenal youngsters set for Singapore trip as further pre-season details...

Emile Smith Rowe, Reiss Nelson and Eddie Nketiah are all set to head out on the tour of Singapore with Arsenal, whilst the u23s prepare for a tour of Germany, according to reports.

Assessed: Arsenal's top 5 stars of Unai Emery's first match against...

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides first goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Arsenal kicked off pre-season in style with an 8-0 victory against non-league Boreham Wood, so let's take a look at the top five performers from the match.

Arsenal youngster admits he almost signed for Tottenham Hotspur

17-year-old striker Folarin Balogun has revealed he had a trial with Tottenham, who expressed an interest in him first, but he was thankful to join Arsenal instead.

Arsenal youngster makes debut in Toulon Tournament

Eddie Nketiah made his debut for the England u21s on Tuesday, in a goalless draw against Mexico in the Toulon Tournament.

Another Arsenal youngster receives international call up

Joao Virginia is the latest Arsenal player to receive a call up from his country's u21 manager to take part in the Maurice Revello Tournament starting this weekend.

Exciting choice named as Arsenal's young player of the season

After a very exciting season for the Arsenal academy, we're revealing the identity of our Young Player of the Season for 2017/18.

'He wasn't up to the pace': Player ratings v Leicester City

Arsenal lost yet another away match on Wednesday night, this time against Leicester City, but for once the team had a valid excuse.

Will he ever learn?: Player ratings v Newcastle United

Arsenal slipped to yet another embarrassing away defeat to opposition they should be beating easily on Sunday, as Newcastle ran out 2-1 victors at St. James Park.

Wenger planning 'bright future' for 3 Arsenal youngsters says one of...

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 08: Reiss Nelson of Arsenal and Dusan Tadic of Southampton battle for possession during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on April 8, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Reiss Nelson says Arsene Wenger is planning a 'bright future' for him, Eddie Nketiah and Joe Willock, as the academy trio continue to edge closer to the first team.

Wenger explains Arsenal transfer plans for this summer

MILAN, ITALY - MARCH 08: Arsene Wenger manager / head coach of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 match between AC Milan and Arsenal at the San Siro on March 8, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger told the media he thinks there is 'no need' for the club to sign more forward players this summer, as we edge closer to the transfer window re-opening.

6 rising stars who could be new Arsenal first team regulars...

Arsenal's January signings make useful additions to the squad, but there are still other areas that need addressing in the summer.

6 academy players who deserve opportunities in remaining Premier League games

With eight games to play, Arsenal really don't have much to aim for in the Premier League, so it's a great opportunity to give young players opportunities and experience.

Comprehensive fixture list for Arsenal players this international break

It's time for another international break and two weeks away from club football, so to help you cope here's the fixture list for all the Arsenal players called up.

Surprising Arsenal player makes Top 10 passers list

Arsenal have one player in the top 10 most accurate passers in the Premier League this season, and rather surprisingly that player is Nacho Monreal.

5 Arsenal youngsters called up for England

Five Arsenal youngsters have received England call ups for the next round of youth international fixtures, as the club's academy continues to go from strength to strength.

Arsenal fans won't be happy as club 'ready to send' young...

Arsenal are ready to send Eddie Nketiah and Reiss Nelson out on loan, according to reports, but they'll have to wait until next season.

Arsenal's squad age gives major hint for next season

The optimum squad age to be successful is somewhere between 26 and 27 years old, according to a study by the CIES Football Observatory.

9 questions Arsenal fans are asking before AC Milan

AC Milan's Brazilian forward Robinho celebrates after scoring with AC Milan's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match AC Milan vs Arsenal at San Siro stadium on February 15, 2012 in Milan. AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACE
Arsenal travel to Italy for their Europa League first leg tie against AC Milan and it's hard to find anyone feeling optimistic, or that bothered. Ahead of the game, I imagined some questions fans might be asking and tried to answer them.

Shocking statistic proves why 18-year-old Arsenal fan favourite deserves chance against...

Eddie Nketiah came on and looked lively against Brighton at the weekend, but he continues to have to settle for a few minutes here and there with the first team.

No more excuses: Brutal Arsenal player ratings v Brighton

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: A dejected looking Petr Cech of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Arsenal at Amex Stadium on March 4, 2018 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal slipped to a new low over the weekend, losing a fourth consecutive match, 2-1 against newly promoted Brighton & Hove Albion.

Arsenal's first team problems have punished 4 academy prospects

Charlie Nicholas thinks Arsenal's youth players are being punished for the first-team's failures, and I can't say I disagree with him.

2 surprise starts: Arsenal Predicted 4-3-3 line up vs Östersunds FK

Arsenal play Östersunds FK in the second leg of their round-of-32 tie on Thursday night, and with a cup final at the weekend, you can expect changes to the starting lineup.

Arsenal youngsters snubbed

The CIES Football Observatory haven't named any Arsenal players on their list of the 50 most promising u20 prospects in Europe.

6 Arsenal youngsters who could save Arsenal a fortune in the...

Arsenal's January signings should make useful additions to the squad, but there are still other areas that need addressing in the summer. Could any academy players fill the gaps?

He's too risky: Arsenal player ratings v Östersund as surprising star...

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: David Ospina of Arsenal celebrates after Hector Bellerin of Arsenal scored the 3rd arsenal goal during the UEFA Europa League group H match between Arsenal FC and 1. FC Koeln at Emirates Stadium on September 14, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Arsenal put in a professional display to win 3-0 away in Östersund on Thursday night. Although the team never really hit top gear, a couple of individual performances shone through.

Arsenal fans back 18-year-old to shine in Europe after Lacazette injury...

Arsenal fans want Eddie Nketiah to start against Östersunds FK on Thursday, after the news about Alexandre Lacazette's injury.

Thrilling Arsenal youngster features in England World Cup kit launch

Eddie Nketiah featured in the FA's 2018 World Cup kit video on Friday, after Nike revealed the new strip this week.

18-year-old Arsenal striker up for Player of the Month award

Eddie Nketiah has been nominated for the Premier League 2 Player of the Month award for January following his brace against Manchester United and hattrick against Everton.

'Delighted' Arsenal 18-year-old bags brilliant hat-trick of assists against Everton

Joe Willock says he's happy to get a hat-trick of assists, after Arsenal's u23s brushed Everton aside in a 4-0 win.

Arsenal youngsters thrash Everton with superb hattrick from fan favourite

Arsenal's u23s breezed past Everton 4-0 to cut the gap at the top of the table to just one point on Monday.

Ex-Arsenal striker raises important point on Arsene Wenger's past treatment of...

Former Arsenal striker Jay Bothroyd is delighted the Gunners are in the Carabao Cup final, but feels it sums up Arsene Wenger's demise, as it was considered a throwaway competition.

4 Arsenal youngsters train ahead of Chelsea clash as duo could...

Reiss Nelson, Eddie Nketiah, Chuba Akpom and Matt Macey were all in training ahead of Arsenal's League Cup clash against Chelsea.

Mavropanos to make debut for Arsenal: Manchester United u23s preview

Arsenal's u23s play Manchester United in the Premier League 2, with new-boy Konstantinos Mavropanos to make his debut tonight at 19:00 GMT. The match will be live on Arsenal Player.

Top 3 Arsenal youth players of 2017

Now that we've reached the end of 2017, we're taking a look back at the top-three standout Arsenal youth prospects of the year.

UEFA pick 50 young players to watch – how many from...

The official UEFA website picked their 50 young players to watch in 2018, and not one of them plays for Arsenal.

The Arsenal youngsters who could leave in January

Arsène Wenger admitted he expects Arsenal to be busy with loans this January. But which players could the Gunners give temporary moves away to?

Arsenal's Carabao Cup hero has unfinished business ahead of West Ham...

Eddie Nketiah believes pre-season training with the first-team helped him improve, and he says he aspires to play against the best players in the world on a regular basis.

Arsene Wenger names which Arsenal players are "a very exciting bunch"

Arsene Wenger has praised Arsenal's young talent and has stressed the need to give them chances in the first team. 

7 young players train with Arsenal first team ahead of West...

Arsenal included seven academy players in first-team training on Monday, ahead of the Gunners' League Cup quarter-final against West Ham United.

Goals follow wherever he goes: Arsenal youngster seems to be the...

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Eddie Nketiah took just seconds to show Arsenal fans why they should be excited about him, so is he the real deal?

Fiery wallpaper for Arsenal's fiery young striker

There wasn't a Gooner alive who didn't feel excited after Eddie Nketiah came on in the cup match and scored his first senior goal after just 15 seconds!

Arsenal aim to dominate Manchester City once again when sides meet...

Arsenal's u23s face Manchester City at the City Football Academy on Sunday, in the next match of their Premier League 2 season.

Arsenal agree new long-term contracts for three exciting players

Eddie Nketiah, Ben Sheaf and Matt Macey have all been handed new long-term contracts by Arsenal.

This is how many tickets Arsenal have sold for Thursday's dead...

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More than 50,000 fans have bought tickets for Arsenal's final Europa League game against BATE Borisov, despite nothing riding on the outcome.

Disallowed goal and impressive performance in goal sees Young Guns draw...

Arsenal's u23s' second match of the Premier League International Cup ended in a 0-0 draw against Reading.

Watch: Clinical Nketiah scores again as Dragomir brace helps Arsenal thrash...

Arsenal's u23s returned to winning ways with a 3-0 victory over West Ham, after a number of the more experienced options returned to the line up.

Arsene Wenger made one thing abundantly clear in his press conference

Arsene Wenger wants to see a strong performance from his second choice eleven against Cologne, and won't accept anything less.

Charlton manager admits looking at Arsenal striker over the summer

Manager Karl Robinson revealed Charlton looked at signing Eddie Nketiah in the summer, while admitting they're in the market for a goalscorer in January.

Which Arsenal youth player will be the next to start for...

With Reiss Nelson, Joe Willock and Ainsley Maitland-Niles now making fairly regular appearances for the first team, we're looking at who might be next in line.

Exciting young Arsenal goalscorer does it again

Eddie Nketiah racked up another goal for the England u19s against Iceland on Saturday, helping the Young Lions to a 2-1 victory.

Drop Alexis now! 5 internal solutions to Arsenal's Chilean problem

Alexis Sanchez has been well off his 2016/17 form in this current campaign, so we're asking if it's time to give someone else a chance in the team?

Why Arsenal fans need to cool down over this hot teenage...

Calls for Eddie Nketiah to be given a chance in the Premier League are premature.

Fans react after Arsenal forward scores four goals on international duty

Eddie Nketiah's four goals against the Faroe Islands has excited the Arsenal fans.

Video: Four goals scored by Arsenal forward on international duty

Eddie Nketiah scored four goals for the England u19s as they breezed past Faroe Islands with a 6-0 victory.

Arsenal forward scores four goals on international duty

Eddie Nketiah bagged four goals for the England u19s against the Faroe Islands.

Arsenal youngsters rewarded as 7 get England call

Arsenal have a total of seven players called up for England duty at various youth levels, as the young Gunners benefit from their recent senior match experiences.

How Arsenal are ruining their Europa League proving ground and stifling...

After drawing 0-0 at home to Red Star Belgrade on Thursday night, Arsenal have secured qualification to the knockout stages of the Europa League with two games to spare, and did so without risking any of their big names players in the process. Job done, right?

Exciting Arsenal trio rewarded with international callups

Joe Willock, Reiss Nelson and Eddie Nketiah have all been given England u19 call-ups.

Episode 119: Let them eat cake…again

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In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew and Stephen discuss an eventful week, with a tumultuous AGM overshadowing a breakout performance from Eddie Nketiah.

Young Arsenal star hails u23s 'character' as they come from behind...

Eddie Nketiah hailed the u23s' character after they came from 2-1 behind to draw 2-2 with Chelsea's u23s on Saturday.

Arsenal star reveals what Nketiah did in dressing room after announcing...

Hector Bellerín revealed that after scoring a brace to win the match for Arsenal, Eddie Nketiah went back to the dressing room to deal with a barrage of messages from friends, fans and family.

He will always score goals: Thierry Henry praises 'great kid' he...

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Thierry Henry claims that coaching Eddie Nketiah at Arsenal was 'a pleasure' and that the 18-year-old is so skilled, he'll be scoring goals when he's 60.

New deal, player pay-rise & other Arsenal stories you might have...

Arsenal had a particular busy week this time around, with Norwich on Tuesday, the AGM on Thursday and Swansea at the weekend.

Eddie Nketiah: Over-hyped or the real deal?

Are Arsenal fans over-hyping Eddie Nketiah or is the 18-year-old striker the real deal?

Arsenal to start £15kpw talks with deadly finisher in November

Arsenal are reportedly set to offer Eddie Nketiah a new five-year deal complete with 650% pay-rise.

Young star grabs dramatic late point for Arsenal against Chelsea

Joe Willock scored a late equaliser for Arsenal u23s as they drew 2-2 with Chelsea.

The reason Chelsea released Eddie Nketiah

Chelsea decided that Eddie Nketiah was too small to play professional football before releasing him.

This is who Arsene Wenger is tipping to make the Arsenal...

Arsene Wenger has hinted that Eddie Nketiah could soon get a chance in the Premier League.

Arsenal 18-year-old describes what was one of the happiest days he...

Eddie Nketiah has shed light on how he became an Arsenal player.

Ian Wright hopes Arsenal 18-year-old doesn't follow in the footsteps of...

Ian Wright admits that Alex Iwobi has fizzled out a bit after breaking into the first team in 2015/16 and hopes that Eddie Nketiah doesn't do the same thing.

Eddie Nketiah: From Chelsea reject to Arsenal’s latest prospect

Arsenal made it through to the fifth round of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night thanks to a brace from 18-year-old Eddie Nketiah, but who is he?

Arsene Wenger takes a shot at Chelsea for letting 18-year-old leave

Arsene Wenger admits that he doesn't have the foggiest notion as to why Chelsea allowed Eddie Nketiah to leave.

This is how Arsenal signed 18-year-old wonderkid

After Eddie Nketiah's late brace against Norwich City in the League Cup on Tuesday night, many have been questioning why on earth Chelsea let the 18-year-old go two years ago.

Eddie Nketiah names which club he supported as a child and...

Eddie Nketiah says he was a childhood Arsenal fan, and grew up watching legendary strikers like Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp and Ian Wright.

Arsene Wenger explains what Eddie Nketiah has done that no other...

Arsène Wenger can't remember the last time an Arsenal player made such a dramatic impact, after Eddie Nketiah's introduction fired the Gunners into the next round of the League Cup.

This is what the Arsenal squad said after 18-year-old striker became...

18-year-old Eddie Nketiah has been showered in praise by his Arsenal teammates after his senior debut brought two goals and saved the Gunners from League Cup elimination.

This is what Arsenal fans did after Eddie Nketiah scored League...

Eddie Nketiah's Wikipedia page was updated by some excited Arsenal fans on Tuesday night, after the 18-year-old scored two goals to turn a League Cup loss into a win.

Charlie Nicholas gives bold prediction for Arsenal-Norwich in the Carabao Cup

Charlie Nicholas predicts a big win for the Gunners against Norwich City in Tuesday night's League Cup clash.

Can Eddie Nketiah be Arsenal's Marcus Rashford?

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Eddie Nketiah got his first competitive minutes for Arsenal's senior side against BATE Borisov, and today we're looking at whether he could push on for the first team like Marcus Rashford has for Manchester United.

5 things we learned from Arsenal’s record-breaking September

Now that the September matches have drawn to a close, we're taking a look back at the month and what we can learn from it.

Arsene Wenger tells these young Arsenal players what they need to...

Arsène Wenger says that young players need to take their chances when given first-team football for Arsenal, ahead of tonight's Europa League meeting with BATE Borisov.

These are the 10 Arsenal players looking to impress in tonight's...

Arsenal have taken a number of youngsters to Belarus for tonight's European encounter with BATE Borisov, with Arsene Wenger rotating the side ahead of a fixture pile-up.

These are the Arsenal players expected to feature in Thursday's Europa...

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Arsenal look to be taking a young squad to Belarus for Thursday's Europa League meeting with BATE Borisov.

These seven players could feature for Arsenal in Thursday's Europa League...

Seven youngsters seem set to travel to Belarus to feature in Arsenal's Europa League match against BATE Borisov on Thursday.

Do Arsenal really have a good record for bringing through young...

After Arsenal's first League Cup match of the season against Doncaster Rovers, we're looking at whether the Gunners really do have such a good record bringing through youth.

Arsene Wenger says these Arsenal players are among the best he's...

Arsène Wenger claims that his current set of young players are among some of the best he's had in his 21 years at Arsenal.

Alexandre Lacazette explains why he likes these two Arsenal teammates

Alexandre Lacazette has been impressed with Reiss Nelson and Eddie Nketiah in his limited time with Arsenal this season.

Video: Alexis Sanchez shakes hands of Arsenal's youth players at training

Alexis Sanchez made a point to shake the hands of all of the youth players involved in first-team training as he arrived at London Colney.

Lacazette picks 2 Arsenal youngsters who've impressed him the most

Alexandre Lacazette has been impressed by Reiss Nelson and Eddie Nketiah.

Pictures: Arsenal first-team’s official photoshoot for 2017/18

Arsenal have had their first-team photos taken for the 2017/18 season, which included three junior Gunners who won a competition to also feature in the shoot.

These five Arsenal wonderkids could be the future of the club

With Arsenal's finances dictating them from making a marquee signing, they'll be forced to look to the academy for inspiration. And there are five players who could well be the future of the club.

International round-up: Arsenal trio feature for France, Welbeck scores for England,...

Three Arsenal players featured for France in their stalemate with Luxembourg, while Danny Welbeck scored for England and Mesut Ozil impressed with Germany.

Tottenham looking to hijack Arsenal's deal for 17-year-old

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly trying to snatch Manchester City's Jadon Sancho away from fellow suitors Arsenal this summer, and are preparing a bid to secure his signature.

Arsenal U23s 4-3 Manchester City U23s: Nelson and Nketiah score twice...

Reiss Nelson and Eddie Nketiah scored twice as Arsenal U23s ran out 4-3 winners against Manchester City U23 at the Emirates Stadium.

These three Arsenal players could feature tonight against Manchester City

Arsenal U23s take on Manchester City U23s at the Emirates Stadium tonight in the Premier League 2.

Match report and ratings after Arsenal win five-goal thriller

Jack Wilshere made his long-awaited return after a leg break, but it was overshadowed as Reiss Nelson stole the headlines.

Arsenal duo beg 17-year-old Manchester City winger to come to Arsenal

Agents Reiss Nelson and Eddie Nketiah have got to work on Manchester City winger, Jadon Sancho.

Preview: Fulham u18s vs Arsenal u18s

Arsenal’s U18s will play their first match of the season against Fulham at 11am on Saturday 12th August.

Malen and Nketiah star as Arsenal u23s beat Watford in final...

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Arsenal’s u23s have beaten Watford 6-1 in their final pre-season match before the real action gets underway.

Youngsters train with first team as senior stars return to fold...

Reiss Nelson and Joe Willock have continued to train with Arsenal's first team ahead of the Emirates Cup this weekend.

Watch: 2 Arsenal youngsters perform hilarious initiations

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Eddie Nketiah and Donyell Malen appear to have performed their initiation songs for the rest of the Arsenal squad while away on their pre-season tour in China.

Cech refuses to lift pre-season trophy

Petr Cech had some wise words for the younger Arsenal players following their win over Bayern Munich on Wednesday.

Player ratings: Cech and Martinez solid between the sticks in shootout...

Arsenal goalkeepers Petr Cech and Emi Martinez both shone in Wednesday's win over Bayern Munich.

Which of Arsenal’s youth players will step up to the first...

One of the more exciting parts of pre-season every year, for me at least, is seeing youth players get a chance to show what they can do against senior sides.

Arsenal forward: It’s just unfortunate

Eddie Nketiah is feeling a little unlucky at the minute having hit the post twice in as many games for Arsenal as the wider world gets a glimpse of him for the first time.

Exciting Arsenal youngster has no issue being played out of position...

Young attacker Reiss Nelson gave his verdict after Arsenal's 2-0 victory over Sydney FC yesterday.

Official: Young Arsenal striker signs new contract

Just over a week ago we reported that Eddie Nketiah had signed his first professional contract with Arsenal and now the club have officially announced it.

Talented striker signs for Arsenal

Edward Nketiah has been offered his first professional contract with Arsenal at the age of 17.

Arsenal thrash Aston Villa 4-0 in season opener

Arsenal's u18s got off to a fantastic start to the U18 Premier League in their Saturday opener against Aston Villa at London Colney.

Arsenal striker prospects 2016/17

So another season has been and gone, with all the excitement, disappointment and Tottenham schadenfreude that comes with being an Arsenal fan in the Emirates era.

Arsenal u19s lose final of Spax Cup

Arsenal u19s lost the final of the prestigious Spax Cup on Monday, falling to a 3-0 defeat against FC Schalke 04.

Watch: The 16-year-old with 24 goals in 20 starts for Arsenal...

What if Arsenal haven't signed a world class striker because the club believe they have one in the academy, just waiting to develop?

Video: Summer signing scores his first Arsenal goal

Compared to Toni Kroos in the summer, Arsenal signing Vlad Dragomir has netted his first official goal for the club and he showed flashes...

Watch: Arsenal clinical in victory over Norwich

Arsenal u18s beat Norwich 2-0.