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15-year-old Arsenal wonderkid Ethan Nwaneri broke Liverpool’s Premier League star record with his debut against Brentford and wasn’t born when the Gunners reached the Champions League final


Remember the name, Ethan Nwaneri.

The 15-year-old broke the Premier League record for youngest ever player when he came on the bench for Arsenal in their 3-0 win over Brentford.

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Nwaneri is just 15, but was on the bench at Arsenal to face Brentford

Nwaneri is now the youngest player in Premier League history

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Nwaneri is now the youngest player in Premier League history

That’s not a typo…he really is 15 years and 181 days old.

Liverpool star Harvey Elliott previously held that record. He was 16 years and 30 days old when he made his Premier League debut for Fulham in May 2019.

Nwaneri was born in March 2007 and comfortably broke that record by replacing striker Fabio Vieira.

The young midfielder also broke Jack Wilshere’s record of being Arsenal’s youngest player in the Premier League at 16 years and 256 days.

Want to feel old? He was born AFTER the Emirates Stadium was built and was not alive when the Gunners reached the Champions League final in 2006.

Nwaneri was not alive when Arsenal qualified for the Champions League final

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Nwaneri was not alive when Arsenal qualified for the Champions League final


He only made his Arsenal Under-21 debut earlier this month but was promoted to the first team following an injury to Martin Odegaard.

He is the latest talent on the Hale End production line with Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe showing that homegrown youngsters can have a chance to shine in the first team under Mikel Arteta.

Fans also loved her intro, rubbing it at home fans singing, “He’s got school in the morning.”

They also chimed in, “How s*** you must be, he’s only 15.”

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