"Like Phil Foden" - Latest moment of genius from Arsenal midfielder is causing huge excitement

By Louie Chandler

Arsenal's Hale End academy has long been a source of immense pride for the club and the Gunners have continously churned out excellent young players.

Bukayo Saka, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Emile Smith Rowe all played a part in Saturday's 1-0 win against Norwich City and all started their careers in the Arsenal academy.

A new exciting talent is now rising through the ranks in the form of 17-year-old midfielder Charlie Patino.

Patino has been part of the Arsenal set up for six years now, since Chelsea and Tottenham were beaten to his signature while he was part of Luton Town's academy.

There have been increasingly loud calls for him to be included in Mikel Arteta's first-team set-up. So far those wishes have fallen on deaf ears but after seeing his wonder goal for the under-23's, the Spaniard may change his mind.

Patino can be seen drifting past players with ease in a clash with Manchester United reserves, including Phil Jones, before nonchalantly chipping Dean Henderson.

Arsenal have mustered just one goal in the Premier League in four games this season so there is understandably a clamour for a player with such star quality to be promoted.

After footage of Patino's latest moment of brilliance was shared on Twitter, it sparked a huge response.

Fans were hugely excited, piling praise on the youngster and comparing him to some of the best young players in the world today.

Here is a run down of the best reactions we have seen so far.


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