The ten youngest Arsenal players to ever play in the Premier League

As far as young stars go, not many have had more than the Gunners. But who are the ten youngest Arsenal players to ever play in the Premier League?

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5. Ainsley Maitland-Niles (17 years, 3 months, 14 days)

It's not very often that players get to have this brag, but Ainsley Maitland-Niles actually made his Champions League debut before his Premier League debut. Four days after making his sub debut in the Champions League, Ainsley Maitland-Niles was brought off the bench again in the Premier League.

Described as an "unforgettable week" by the club website, Ainsley Maitland-Niles was brought on as a sub in the Premier League match against Newcastle. In front of the Emirates Stadium faithful, Maitland-Niles was really beginning to make a name for himself, as he would soon become a regular in and around the first-team.

Maitland-Niles was an asset to Arsenal for his sheer versatility. He could play in a variety of different positions from midfielder to full-back. Ultimately, though, this worked to his detriment, as it was difficult for him to nail any position as his own.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles left the club and became a free agent, joining Lyon in the Ligue 1. This came after four different loan spells away from Arsenal.

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