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Arsene Does It Again

Arsenal have handed a trial to 15-year-old Swedish defender Niklas Penttila.

As we all know, this lad is not the first to be 'discovered` by Wenger. The studious Frenchman has found players like good ol` Paddy Vieira, Thierry Henry, Freddie Ljungberg, King Toure, Manu Eboue, Cesc Fabregas and most recently, Fran Merida.

Penttila is Wengers most audacious youth signing yet as he currently plays in the Swedish FIFTH division. That`s the equivalent of the Nationwide Conference in England!

Penttila is quoted as saying: 'Arsenal is my favourite team so I am a bit nervous.'

'It's a dream come true.'

'They seemed very interested, I hope I'll do well when on trial.'

The news has infuriated Alan Pardew and he has decided to offer his services to Arsenal Football Club in order to get them relegate, I mean, to add some English 'grit`.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Nick Simmonett
Date:Thursday January 4 2007
Time: 1:12PM

Comments

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I hope Pardew reads this site! We've given him an honourable kicking over the last twenty four hours.
Little Dutch
04/01/2007 13:33:00
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wenger has a great eye for spotting future talent. but lets not get ahead of ourselves, he isnt a budding superstar yet!
link201
04/01/2007 13:38:00
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I think that because of Wenger going for younger and younger players he may soon be scouting the gene pools of fertility clinics.
begeegs
04/01/2007 13:47:00
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I dont understand why he is not at a bigger club in Sweden. A bit like Olsen who we signed from Norwegian 3rd div
Jacky B
04/01/2007 14:08:00
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they all have to start somewhere in life, and hats off to wenger for scouring everywhere to find the talent we need for the future.
PUREGOLD
04/01/2007 14:49:00
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And long may it continue LD
simmy8_2000
04/01/2007 14:56:00
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I can't believe he's not English. Throw him to the gallows I say. Traitor.
hatespur
04/01/2007 14:58:00
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Hot tar and feathers too HS?
simmy8_2000
04/01/2007 15:00:00
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I hope he was made to recite Dickensian verse on entry to the country!
Little Dutch
04/01/2007 15:02:00
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F*** the hot tar and feathers young sir, just stone the foreign heathen.
hatespur
04/01/2007 15:06:00
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