Joe Willock knows exactly what it takes to make the step up to first-team football.
Our Hale End graduate progressed through our academy system to make his senior debut under Arsène Wenger in April 2018, and is closing in on 70 first-team appearances.
So how did it feel for Willock to watch Folarin Balogun, a fellow youngster, make his first appearance for Mikel Arteta's side?
"I thought he did well," he told Arsenal.com. "It's never easy coming on for such a big team and making your debut.
"I thought he did well, he's scoring a lot of goals in the under-23s and that's all he can do.