Arsenal have handed trials to Canadian prospect Caniggia Elva.

The 17 year-old is currently at London Colney training with the Gunners youth team.

"Caniggia Elva is a special player," says Ramon Mifflin, director of operations for Calgary's South West United Soccer Association.

He also told "I've seen talent like this in my home country of Peru, but you don't see athleticism like this every day.

"His skill set is better than Canadian great Owen Hargreaves at the same age."

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