Stefan O'Connor
Stefan O'Connor

Stefan O'Connor

Imposing central defender Stefan established himself as a regular for the under-21s last season.

Strong in the air and quick to cover ground, the stylish defender - who began his career as a winger - played 31 times across four competitions for Arsenal’s academy sides.

Stefan O'Connor Profile

Born January 23, 1997
Croydon
Position: Defender
Squad Number: 52
Previous Club(s)

Having impressed for Steve Gatting’s side, Stefan was rewarded with a first-team debut in the Champions League tie at Galatasaray, in an unfamiliar role at right back.

Arsène Wenger called his performance  “very promising” and the composed defender will be hoping to continue to make big strides forward this season.