Arsenal Reserves & Youths


Maitland-Niles starting in Englands u20 World Cup group stage game.


He was on the bench for the first match against Argentina.



Oh good. Standard stuff tbh.


That’s a true shame for him.


Weren’t gonna make it here anyway. Always looked featherweight.


Bielik, Nwakali, Willock and Reine-Adelaide all reached an age where they should transition to the first team…


Get in! Reiss Nelson debut incoming


Excellent… Like them both and Reiss does seem our jewel atm.


No mention of Willock…


No Malen :frowning:


Is he a defender?


They forgot the words ‘pre-season’ in that quote.



Not what I expected at all but it’s a really good move imo.


Why can’t we fucking sign him and loan him to Benfica, FFS?


what did it say?


Just that he’s off to Benfica (to play for their B team to start).


It makes no sense, lol! Why would we sell one of our best youngsters to play in a reserve team?


It’s not a sale, he’s out of contract and we couldn’t get him to re-sign, god knows why.

@Burgundy this is a pretty ridiculous thought but I thought of that supposed overheard meeting with Wenger/Gazidis in a hotel room when they reportedly said “Willock has no future here”. :grimacing: In the history of straw clutching that has to rank right up there but maybe there was something to that?