Not many Premier League clubs are willing to take a gamble on the products of their youth system, and Arsenal – once the leading light of youth prospects – are now no exception.
The Gunners youth academy has produced some exceptional talent over the years, including Cesc Fabregas and Ashley Cole.
However, the last young player to make a real impact at Arsenal was Jack Wilshere, who made his Arsenal debut almost a decade ago.
While Wilshere has gone on to become both an Arsenal and England regular, no Arsenal youth player has followed in his footsteps over the past 8 years.
Last season’s emergence of Alex Iwobi however may be a signal that things are about to change at the Emirates, and that Arsenal are set to produce themselves a new golden generation of rich talent.
Whether or not Arsene Wenger will use those who are set to break through their academy is another question, and the answer is probably no – with the Frenchman relying heavily on bringing in youth players from elsewhere over the past seasons.
Premier League clubs should keep their eyes peeled – none more so than Chelsea who are set for a revamp this summer with new manager Antonio Conte set to take over after the Euro’s.
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