The young guns on show at Hillsborough may not have impressed as they lost 3-0 but one teen sensation has got supporters feeling giddy.
There was plenty of hype surrounding Dan Crowley last year and he earned himself a chance to play first-team football with League One side Barnsley swooping to loan the midfielder.
Impressive performances, and a goal against Everton in the League Cup, were forthcoming but now his deal with the Tykes has been cut short and Gunners fans feel they may be about to benefit, just like they did when Francis Coquelin’s loan to Charlton was ended early last year.
So how did Arsenal fans react to the shock transfer news? Find out below…