EPL: 15-year-old makes debut for Arsenal in easy win at Brentford | Football News

LONDON: Fifteen years Ethan Nwaneri became the youngest player in premier league the story when it came as a replacement for Arsenal as they returned to the top of the Premier League with a comfortable 3-0 victory at Brentford on Sunday.
The Gunners have 18 points from their opening seven games of the season with defending champions Manchester City one point behind and north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur also on 17 points.
As it happened: Brentford v Arsenal
Guillaume Saliba headed the visitors past in the 17th minute, rising to tip a corner from Bukayo Saka at the far post.
Another header 11 minutes later doubled Arsenal’s lead with Grant Xhaka picking out Gabriel Jesus with a perfectly floating cross from the left which the Brazilian met powerfully.

The game was put past Brentford in the fourth minute after the break with a magnificent strike from outside the box by the Portuguese midfielder. Fabio Vierawho rocked the post.
Nwaneri, who is 15 years and 181 days old, came on as a substitute in the second minute of added time, the first player under 16 to feature in the competition.

The loss leaves Brentford in ninth place with nine points.

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