Arsenal boss Arteta adds several youngsters to training ahead of Brighton Cup tie

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta added several youngsters to training yesterday ahead of tonight’s Carabao Cup tie with Brighton.

Arteta has stated he intends to field a strong line-up on the night.

Jeorge Bird’s Arsenal youth website reports defenders Reuell Walters and Taylor Foran, midfielder Jack Henry-Francis and attacker Nathan Butler-Oyedeji, all of whom have yet to receive a competitive call-up to the first-team squad, were involved in the session.

Midfielder Matt Smith was also called upon.