Arsenal starlet Ben Cottrell rewarded with England U18 call-up
- The 17-year-old has risen through the youth ranks and even joined Arsenal U23 team this season.
- He has now received an England U18 call-up.
- Cottrell is expected to be given professional contract at Arsenal soon.
The midfielder is highly-rated in north London and is tipped to become one of the future stars of world's football.
The 17-year-old has risen through the youth ranks and even joined Arsenal U23 team this season despite his young age after training in the Gunners youth academy since the age of nine. In fact, Cottrell's performances this season were so good, he attracted the interest from European giants like Borussia Dortmund and Marseille.
In any case, on Sunday, it has been revealed that Ben Cottrell has taken another huge step forward in his career as he received a call-up to the England U18 squad. The youth internationals are going for a tournament in Slovakia, where Cottrell will join his fellow Arsenal youngsters Arthur Okonkwo, Vontae Daley-Campbell and Tyreece John-Jules.
Cottrell is an attacking midfielder who is considered to be a fine dribbler and an excellent passer, and expected to be given a professional contract at Arsenal in the nearest future.