Ethan Nwaneri: The Premier League’s youngest-ever participant

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Ethan Nwaneri, who is just 15 years outdated, has smashed the file for the youngest participant to play within the Premier League along with his look on Sunday. The file was beforehand held by Liverpool’s Harvey Elliott.

The Reds’ midfielder, who was solely 16 years and 30 days outdated when he made his Premier League debut in opposition to Fulham in 2019, broke the earlier file held by one other former Arsenal youth academy graduate – Jack Wilshere.

Speaking after the match, Mikel Arteta explained why he launched {the teenager} off the bench.

“It was a feeling that I had yesterday, I don’t know why,” Arteta stated at full-time.

“The first day I met him I regarded him in his eyes and everybody was telling me about him, Per was telling me about him, and due to the accidents we solely have 12 or 13 senior gamers yesterday to place within the squad and we determined to deliver him, and that’s it.

“It’s one step, one expertise, so get pleasure from it and congratulations!

“It’s just one step and all the steps in your career are not forward and you have to know that. You can go forward then backward and then forwards. You fall, you go back – that’s, unfortunately, this industry and the football career of any player.”

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