Mikel Arteta has praised Charlie Patino after the Wonder midfielder thought. Scored on his debut for the Gunners in the League Cup win over Sunderland 5-1.
The 18-year-old English midfielder was given the opportunity to come Patino off the bench in the 80th minute. injury time He scored his first goal at senior level for the agency.
“It was like a dream. For the debut of the field that has come here Scored a goal in front of our fans. Mo is a special tournament for him, actually, “Arteta said of spa Tino
” He’s a kid who’s top of our system. He’s a cute kid too. The fans know what he can take. Now we have to slowly mold him. Today is a good start.”
“As a debut to come here, to score in front of our fans, a really special moment.”
Such was Patino’s potential from a young age that Arsenal paid Luton Town £10,000. To sign him when he was just 11 years old in 2015.
He has regularly played above his age group and earlier. This season scored a superb solo goal for the Gunners’ Under-23 side against Manchester United, weaving through the defence before beating goalkeeper Dean Henderson.
Arsenal boss Emphasize that you must not rush to push the burden of expectations on this rising star.
“This is something that we must avoid. He also had a lot of controversy ahead of him and was still very young.
” He had to take one step at a time. he is lucky today He had the opportunity and took it brilliantly.”