Remember the name Donyell Malen – for that pub quiz question in 23 years time: ‘Name 10 former Arsenal players who failed to make one appearance for the club after being tipped to be the ‘next *enter generic world-class footballer*’.
The Arsenal striker, who joined from Ajax in the summer, demonstrated just why the Gunners Academy coaches are excited by the forward, with an outlandish first touch:
Arsenal wonderkid Donyell Malen pulls off incredible 1st touchpic.twitter.com/4c8UubFc6p
— MUFC News Feed (@football_spy) February 17, 2016
Football is frustratingly rife for hyperbole, however, with control like that, it’s safe to say that Malen is the next Ronaldinho…