Tony Adams, Liam Brady, Ashley Cole, Cesc Fabregas, Niall Quinn. And now, Jack Wilshere.
Those six names are but a few of the many graduates of Arsenal's illustrious youth academy, exemplifying a rich heritage of football development at the club for more than three decades.
With an academy of such repute packed with exciting talents, Arsene Wenger has, throughout his tenure as manager, learned to give the very best of Arsenal's young talents a chance at first-team football—often with brilliant results. Recent examples like Wilshere and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain show Le Professeur is yet to lose his knack with younger footballers.
In that vein, here are six of the finest young academy talents at Wenger's disposal.