A number of Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to praise Miguel Azeez as he featured in first-team training for the Gunners.
The 18-year-old, who joined the Gunners aged five, is one of the brightest players to have come through the Hale End setup in recent years.
Azeez is a dynamic midfielder equally adept as an anchorman as he is playing at No. 10, and is also viewed as a natural leader and captain material.
The youngster was playing for Arsenal’s Under-18s when he was 15 and didn’t look out of his depth, going on to captain the team by the time he was 17.
Azeez has not only made the step up to the Under-23s but is now in and around the first team, having debuted off the bench in December’s Europa League win over Dundalk.
The playmaker was in first-team training on Monday and shared a picture on his Twitter account, riding out a Mohamed Elneny tackle:
— Miguel Azeez (@MiguelAzeez) January 25, 2021
Here is how some Arsenal fans reacted:
Cannot wait till you replace the bloke on the floor in the 1st XI. Loooong overdue 👊
— senseez (@senseez1) January 25, 2021
i’m tired of waiting i need this guy in the first team
— A (@BS7era) January 25, 2021
Really looking forward to you breaking through. 👍🏻
— Stuart Cross (@StuartCrosz) January 25, 2021
Taking the ball or elneny’s place in the 21/22 squad? 💪
— wilsy (@wil5y) January 25, 2021
Xhaka should panic
— Ønyls. (@charlie_onyls) January 25, 2021
— Ryan| my bros dont fw willian (@GunnerTalker) January 25, 2021
— Chad (@koolboy1993) January 26, 2021
Arsenal are in Tuesday night Premier League action away at Southampton, with Mikel Arteta looking for an immediate reaction to the team’s weekend FA Cup fourth-round loss to the same opponents at the same ground.