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Nigerian born footballer Ethan Nwaneri becomes the youngest premier league player.

Nigerian born footballer bacame the youngest Premier league  Player in history aged 15 years and 181 days after coming off the bench to replace Fabio Vieira in Arsenal’s 3-0 win over Brentford.

Ethan took the record from Harvey Elliot who has held theb accolade sice 2019 when he made his debut  for Fulham .

Nwaneri has played for Arsenal’s U18s level and aged 14, played for the England U16s.

The arsenal FC manager Mikel Arteta said that it was “pure gut  feeling” that made him choose Nwaneri.

Arteta disclosed this after the football match with Brentford.” it was a pure gut feeling”, he said. “i met the boy, i really liked what i saw. he trained with us a couple of times”.

” i had that feeling yesterday that if the opportuinty could come, i would do it . he deserves it”.

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