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Arsenal sensation Ethan Nwaneri will make history in the Premier League

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Arsenal sensation Ethan Nwaneri set to sign a record-breaking deal after Man City tabled a “substantial” offer, sources have told Football Insider.

The 16-year-old will sign pro terms with the Londoners as soon he turns 17 on 21 March.

Nwaneri’s current scholarship agreement will be converted into a professional deal in a fortnight’s time following fierce competition from Premier League sides for his services.

It is believe that Man City have made a “substantial” offer, sources say,

For the attacking midfielder while Chelsea also held strong interest.

Arsenal signs a wonderkid named Ethan Nwaneri

The 2007-born star has already been given the highest-ever wages for an academy player in Arsenal’s history in what is a record-breaking deal for the club.

He is highly regarded by manager Mikel Arteta and the club’s hierarchy for his development since joining the academy in 2016.

The Englishman made his first senior appearance for the Gunners last season

As a late substitute in their 3-0 away win against Brentford

To become the youngest-ever Premier League player at 15 years and 181 days old.

This season, he has made the senior matchday squad on six occasions in all competitions

And was use as a second-half substitute in Arsenal’s 6-0 win against West Ham United last month (11 February).

Between the North London giants’ under-19s and under-21s this season,

He has scored 13 goals and provided three assists across 13 games in all competitions.

Arsenal sit third and just two points from the top of the Premier League table after their 6-0 thrashing of Sheffield United on Monday night (4 March).

They are next in action against Brentford on Saturday evening (9 March).

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With the young sensation set to sign an unparalleled contract,

Arsenal underscore its commitment to fostering and developing youthful talent, promising a bright future for the Gunners.

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