Analysis: Arsenal duo Omari Hutchinson, Miguel Azeez sparkle in Friday’s FA Youth Cup win

If there was great pride seeing Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith-Rowe dismantle Slavia Prague to help Arsenal reach the Europa League semi-finals for the third time in four seasons last week, two players in particular shone 24 hours later during FA Youth Cup action and will certainly believe they can be next to emulate them in the first-team proper: sooner rather than later. Continue reading

Reiss Nelson: Balancing his potential with competition, expectations and Arteta’s faith

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His most recent outing might have been against Portsmouth this month, but Reiss Nelson continues to show flashes of beautiful brilliance at a time where his willingness to learn and unlimited potential are shining through: precisely when the Gunners need more decisiveness and quality in the final third.

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Arsenal 1-0 Leeds United: 5 Hits and Flops as Gunners into FA Cup 4th Round

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Reiss Nelson’s second goal of the season proved just enough for Arsenal to scrape through into the FA Cup Fourth Round, after a hard-fought 1-0 win over Championship side Leeds – who gave a great account of themselves but faded in the latter stages, after a brilliant first-half showing. They now face an away trip to Premier League strugglers Bournemouth for a place in Round Five on January 25. 

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