With our players set to return for pre-season training in the coming days, there will certainly be a number of youngsters hoping to show Arsene Wenger that they’re ready to make the step up next season.
Wenger is notoriously known for using this period to try and blood a few youngsters, with the likes of Jack Wilshere and Kieran Gibbs following a similar route to the first team.
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Here are five Arsenal starlets who could make an impression on the boss this pre-season.
5) Krystian Bielik
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The young Polish star was signed in January after weeks of negotiations for a fee reported to be in the region of £2.4million (via BBC Sport).
It led people to believe that Bielik would go straight into the first team, but Wenger has chosen to delay the midfielder’s full debut.
Having featured for the U21s last season, Bielik will certainly be hoping that a solid pre-season will allow him to enjoy more regular game time with the senior squad.