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Granit Xhaka predicts 'very special' Ethan Nwaneri will have a 'bright future'

Granit Xhaka has showered Ethan Nwaneri in praise after the Arsenal starlet became the youngster player in history to feature in the Premier League.

The 15-year-old came off the bench to replace Bukayo Saka during Arsenal's 3-0 win over Brentford at the Community Stadium on Sunday.

Xhaka says Nwaneri is 'very special' and insists the youngster has a 'bright future ahead of him' but claims Arsenal must 'protect' their prodigy.

Granit Xhaka heaped praise on Ethan Nwaneri (above) after he made history on Sunday
The teenager came off the bench in stoppage time for the Gunners to replace Bukayo Saka

Speaking after Arsenal's game on Sunday, Xhaka said: 'We have to check the passport first!