Bukayo Saka was a non-playing substitute. The four other Nigerian players that trained with Arsenal’s first team on Friday were not in the matchday eighteen.
At Old Trafford, Republic of Ireland U21 international Adam Idah had a tough day on his full Premier League debut as Norwich City suffered a 4-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester United.
At Stamford Bridge, left-back Ali Koiki still has to wait for his competitive debut for Burnley as he was a non-playing substitute in their 3-0 loss to Chelsea.
Timothy Eyoma has been left out of the Tottenham Hotspur squad in the big clash against Liverpool despite Jose Mourinho inviting him to train with the first team on Friday.