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On Wednesday, Arsenal officially announced they have rewarded Nathan Tormey his first professional contract since joining the Gunners at age 12.
The Gunners announced: “A boyhood Arsenal fan, he joined our Hale End academy at under-12 level. We all look forward to Nathan’s continued progress with the club this season.”
Tormey describes himself as a “Nike athlete” on Twitter which suggests the sportswear brand have plenty of faith that the 17-year-old is a player to keep an eye on.
A Gunners statement said: “Congratulations to Nathan Tormey, who has signed his first professional contract with the club.
“Nathan, 17, is a technically gifted and pacey winger.
“A boyhood Arsenal fan, he joined our Hale End academy at under-12 level.
“We all look forward to Nathan’s continued progress with the club this season.”