Myles Lewis-Skelly: Arsenal's latest wonderkid midfielder who looks destined for the top

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There were just seconds left of extra-time when Myles Lewis-Skelly set off on one last run forward against Manchester City in the FA Youth Cup semi-final.

The tie, which was locked at 1-1 after 120 exhausting minutes, looked destined for penalties, with players from both sides struggling to even muster the energy to get through to the final whistle.

But Lewis-Skelly, who had been the best player on the pitch, had other ideas.

When Bradley Ibrahim got the ball, Lewis-Skelly could sense one more opportunity. So off he went into the box. 

It was a great run, and when Ibrahim’s excellent lofted pass fell for him, he planted a header past the onrushing City goalkeeper to send Arsenal through to the final in the most dramatic of circumstances.

At the age of just 16, Lewis-Skelly had shown once again why so many at Arsenal believe he is destined to make it to the very top.

But who is the teenage midfielder, and why is he so highly-rated? NXGN takes a closer look at one of Arsenal’s most promising youngsters...