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Arsenal’s Ethan Nwaneri made history as he became the youngest player in Premier League history. He made his debut for the Gunners in their victory over Brentford. Nwaneri, 15, replaced Arsenal goalscorer Fabio Vieira in injury-time after being included in Mikel Arteta’s squad for the trip to Brentford.

The midfielder, who was born in March 2007, was called up for first-team training for the first time on Saturday. As Nwaneri make Premier League history, Arsenal fans sang ‘He’s going to school in the morning!’

Nwaneri, who joined Arsenal’s academy in 2016, was not even born when Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium opened.

On Nwaneri’s cameo, Arsenal boss Arteta said: ‘It was a pure gut feeling. I met the boy, I really liked what I saw.