Arsenal wrote a new page in the English premier League. 15 year old Ethan Nwaneri (15 years, 5 months and 28 days to be precise - ed.) is the youngest rookie ever in Premier League history. Manager of the London club Arteta made him debut in the match between Brentford-Arsenal making him enter the 91st minute of play in place of the Portuguese Vieria.
Nwaneri was born on March 21, 2007 in London to Nigerian parents, and in the last week, Gunners manager Arteta has included him in first team training. Arsenal was in fact tried due to the injury of some important soccer players, including captain Martin Ødegaard.
Nwaneri in this 2022-23 had already made the leap from the Under 18 to the Under 21, despite being of age to play in the Under 16 team. He made his debut in Premier League 2 at the beginning of September, in a 4-1 over Blackburn, making himself immediately note with an assist.
Ethan Nwaneri the youngest ever in the Premier League
His companions allowed him to make his debut. Because Arsenal immediately set the match against Brentford on excellent tracks. Defender Saliba and striker Gabriel Jesus scored early in the first half.
In the second half, Fabio Vieira, a midfielder taken from Porto in the summer, closes it. Nwaneri is a central midfielder and attacking midfielder. Among the qualities of him are the goal and the assistants. Last year he scored a debut goal for the England Under 18 team.
Nwaneri broke the previous record that belonged to Harvey Elliot of Liverpool, 16 years and 30 days. Belo you can read the tweet shareb by the offical profile of the English Premier League.
Aged 15 years and 181 days, Ethan Nwaneri becomes the youngest player in #PL history!