Nwaneri Makes History As Arsenal Beat Brentford, Reclaim Top Spot –

Nwaneri Makes History As Arsenal Beat Brentford, Reclaim Top Spot –

Ethan Nwaneri became the youngest player ever to play in the English Premier League as Arsenal defeated Brentford 3-0 at the Gtech Community Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

The Nigerian-born youngster replaced Fabio Vieira in stoppage time making his first Premier League appearance at 15 years and 181 days old.

William Saliba opened the scoring with a flicked, near-post header from Bukayo Saka’s corner in the 17th minute.

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Gabriel Jesus doubled Arsenal’s advantage with another header from Granit Xhaka’s cross two minutes before the half hour mark.

The Gunners continued their dominance after the break with Vieira riffling a stunning effort in off the post from 25 yards out.

Mikel Arteta’s side moved to top position a point clear of Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur following the win.

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