Wenger earmarks three Arsenal academy youngsters for promotion

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger plans to fast-track three youngsters from the academy next season.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger plans to fast-track three youngsters from the academy next season.

The Mail on Sunday says Gedion Zelalem, a 16-year-old German with an Ethiopian father, has been training with the first team and is expected to be promoted to the squad next season.

Hector Bellerin, an 18-year-old right-back from Barcelona, and Serge Gnabry, a 17-year-old midfielder from Stuttgart, are also likely to be fast-tracked.

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