Charlie Patino Arsenal’s Academy starboy Charlie Patino is slowly climbing the professional ladder in the Arsenal team after he was spotted training with the first team at Colney training center in preparation for the match against Championship side AFC Wimbledon. Patino recently broke headlines in the Under 23 league after he made mouth-watering performances against Chelsea, Spurs, and Manchester United.
Arsenal's U-21 side faced League Two side Swindon in the Football league trophy at the County ground, a match the young guns lost but two goals to one but one youngster stole the show for the Kevin Betsy's led side. Charlie Patino has the tongues of Arsenal supporters wagging after a dominant display at the heart of the midfield where he pulled the strings for his side and at only seventeen years, he is being touted to be the next breakthrough star.
Arthur Okonkwo Arsenal fans have been equivocal over the promotion of Arthur Okwonkwo into the first team after rumor making rounds suggested that Arsenal were planning to offload Bernd Leno in the next summer transfer. Fans believe that Okwonkwo is still fragile in between the sticks especially after a disaster-class performance against Hibernian during the pre-season.
Arsenal have released the names of the young stars they will be sending out on loan next season and their fans have been quick to observe one name that was missing from the list which has got them really excited. Talented attacking midfielder Charlie Patino who is highly rated by the Arsenal hierarchy alongside Miguel Azeez will be spending the season at the club and the former will be integrated into the first-team setup for next season.
17-year-old Arsenal midfielder Charlie Patino in action against Brentford in their behind closed doors friendly at London Colney today. Patino replaced Mohamed Elneny in the 33rd minute. The match ended with Arsenal winning four goals to nil. They say revenge is sweet when served almost immediately. Believe you me that Arsenal were not ready for the official opening of the league until when they lost three games in a row.
The future of Norwegian and Real Madrid playmaker Martin Odegaard who is spending the season with premier side Arsenal is still uncertain and it looks like the Spanish side are unwilling to extend his stay in England for another year.
According to Arsenal insiders, A certain 17 year old Charlie Partino has shown glimpse of breaking through to the gunners senior squad after some brilliant performances for the u18 squad.Charlie has shown similiraties to Manchester city's youngster Phil Foden on how he plays.