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Salone youngster in Arsenal Champions League squad

By Sahr Morris Jr.

Glen Kamara
Glen Kamara

Sierra Leonean youngster, Glen Kamara, has been included in English Premier League side Arsenal’s Champions League squad to face Besiktas, according to the young Gunners’ blog.

The 18-year-old, who has both Sierra Leonean and Finnish citizenship, was named on the B-list of the squad that is expected to face Besiktas.

The stylish defensive midfielder, who signed his first professional contract in 2012 with Southend, was amongst the few new faces to be named in the squad.

Kamara was amongst Arsenal’s top appearance makers across all five youth competitions since joining the team from Southend, and has also featured for Finland’s U21.

He has made over 40 appearances for Arsenal youth teams with the majority of them coming at U18 level, where he helped the young Gunners to reach the semi-finals of the FA Youth Cup.

Arsenal’s Champions League squad:

1. Wojciech Szczesny, 2 Mathieu Debuchy, 3. Kieran Gibbs, 4. Per Mertesacker, 6. Laurent Koscielny, 7. Tomáš Rosický, 8. Mikel Arteta, 9. Lukas Podolski, 10. Jack Wilshere, 11. Mesut Özil, 12. Olivier Giroud, 15. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 16. Aaron Ramsey, 17. Alexis Sánchez, 18. Nacho Monreal, 19. Santi Cazorla, 20. Mathieu Flamini, 21. Calum Chambers, 22. Yaya Sanogo, 24. Abou Diaby, 27. Serge Gnabry, 28. Joel Campbell, 34. Francis Coquelin, 35. Gedion Zelalem, 38. Chuba Akpom*, 39. Héctor Bellerín, 42. Isaac Hayden*, 43. Ryan Huddart*, 45. Alex Iwobi*, 46. Jack Jebb*, 47. Glen Kamara*, 49. Matt Macey, 50. Damian Martinez, 51. Ignasi Miquel, 52. Tafari Moore*, 53. Kristoffer Olsson*, 54. Brandon Ormonde-Ottewill*, 56. Jon Toral*, 57. Josh Vickers*. (*- B list)

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