14-year-old Remy Mitchell debuts for Arsenal U18
Arsenal U18s beat Aston Villa 4-2 on Saturday.
The match has gained attention after Arsenal started a 14-year-old in goal.
Goalie Remy Mitchell made his Arsenal U18 debut against Villa.
The youngster has posted a couple of updates on his social media account to mark the occasion.
Remy Mictchell played 90 mins for Arsenal U18s as they won 4-2 against Aston Villa today. He’s 13 years old. pic.twitter.com/kIHfj2L6jn
— Gilles (@GrimandiTweets) August 11, 2018
Arsenal U18 4 – Aston Villa U18 2
Arsenal opened their U18 season with victory over Villa.
Folarin Balogun stole the headlines scoring a brace for the Gunners.
Yunus Musah scored and grabbed an assist for Aston Villa.
Arsenal U18s v Villa: Mitchell; Daley-Campbell, Spencer-Adams, Ogungbo, Swanson; M. Smith, McEneff; Dennis, Musah, Cottrell; Balogun.
Subs: Pedro Virginia (Joao’s brother), Oyegoke, Taylor-Hart, Matthews, Patino.
— Jeorge Bird (@jeorgebird) August 11, 2018
Arsenal vs Man City: No David Silva
It’s been confirmed by the Manchester Evening News that Spanish star David Silva is set to miss the Arsenal game.
David Silva wasn’t spotted with the rest of the Man City squad as they travelled to London.
Along with Silva, Fabian Delph , Brahim Diaz and Oleksandr Zinchenko were also absent with the City squad.
Man City’s squad for the Arsenal game is as follows.
Goalies: Ederson, Claudio Bravo, Daniel Grimshaw
Defenders: John Stones, Benjamin Mendy, Vincent Kompany, Nicolas Otamendi, Aymeric Laporte, Kyle Walker
Midfielders: Fernandinho, Riyad Mahrez, Kevin de Bruyne, Bernardo Silva, Leroy Sane, Raheem Sterling, Ilkay Gundogan, Phil Foden
Forwards: Gabriel Jesus, Sergio Aguero
The big concern for Arsenal on Sunday is who to deploy at left-back.
Sead Kolasinac is out for around 10 weeks with a knee injury and Nacho Monreal has also been struggling for fitness.