Ryo Miyaichi admits he was nervous making his Arsenal debut in their Carling Cup win over Shrewsbury Town.

The Arsenal faithful were treated to their first home sightings of the 18-year-old for the visit of the League Two side, making their feelings clear before the youngster had even entered the pitch.

Miyaichi told Arsenal Player: "It was a mixture of nervousness and being excited [before coming on]," he added. "I could hear the crowd before and then I got a bit more nervous.

"I could hear the calls and I was really happy. I wanted to respond by playing well and hopefully that can lead to the next step."

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