Arsenal chief scout Rowley checks on Millwall midfielder Liam Trotter

Millwall midfielder Liam Trotter is being watched by Arsenal.

Millwall midfielder Liam Trotter is being watched by Arsenal.

The Daily Mail says chief scout Steve Rowley attended Millwall's 2-1 win over Derby at the Den to cast his eye over Trotter and Derby youngster Will Hughes.

Gunners spies have kept close tabs on Lions' box-to-box midfielder Trotter from the start of last season, with his performances this term earning rave reviews.

Rams midfielder Hughes, 17, has been hailed as a future England international and has made 15 starts for Nigel Clough's side this season as well as breaking into Stuart Pearce's Under-21 set-up.

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