For the third season running, Nacer scored in Arsenal's traditional pre-season curtain-raiser against Barnet in July 2009.
He appeared as a substitute in a Carling Cup victory over West Brom but a shoulder injury then kept the strong, pacy attacker out of action for four months, denying him the first-team opportunities available to his peers.
Nacer Barazite Profile
2007 - 2011
59 (47 starts, 12 as a sub)
He marked his return to the Reserve team in February 2010 with a fine goal against Stoke and added to his tally against Birmingham City, Aston Villa and Portsmouth. Nacer continued to rise through the Dutch youth ranks and was a regular for their Under-20s.