​Arsenal boss Arteta ready to promote Patino amid Barcelona interest

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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is ready to hand youngster Charlie Patino a first team squad place.

The 17-year-old is one of the academy prospects at the club who is being tipped for a huge future in the game.

Patino has impressed many of his younger teammates in the past few weeks, as he regularly takes part in first team training.

According to The Mirror, Barcelona are showing interest in the talented teenager.

However, Arsenal want him to stay, will not entertain any offers, and may even promote him to the first team to ensure he is happy at the club.

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