Meet The Young Anderlecht Prodigy Out To Hurt Arsenal

Can Aleksandar Mitrovic derail Arsenal's Champion's League campaign?
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Can Aleksandar Mitrovic derail Arsenal's Champion's League campaign?

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Arsenal are fancied to beat Anderlecht tonight having come from behind to beat them in Belgium last month. Yet the visitors have a secret weapon up their sleeve, in the shape of their explosive striker Aleksandar Mitrovic.

The Serbian international was an unused substitute in the last match between the sides, but is the Anderlecht’s top scorer in the Belgian Pro League this season and has started in their previous two games.

At the age of 18, Mitrovic was named as one of Europe’s top ten young talents by UEFA reporters. Now 20, the forward joined the club from Partizan Belgrade last season and immediately hit the ground running. Scoring 16 goals in 32 league games in his debut campaign, he has added six more this term.

Fast, tricky and good in the air, the 6ft 2” goalscorer has all the tools needed to succeed at the highest level and will be looking to make his mark against Arsenal tonight. Here’s a video of his highlights. Trust us that the skills on display are more impressive than the Eurobeat background music.

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