Arsenal Under-17s lifted the ABN AMRO Future Cup following a dramatic penalty shoot-out win against Anderlecht in the final.

Emile Smith Rowe fired home the deciding penalty, after Joao Virginia had saved three spot-kicks to give the Gunners a 5-4 victory, following a goalless deadlock.

Virginia also impressed in the semi-finals against Barcelona, saving two spot-kicks in another shoot-out win after a 0-0 draw.

The Gunners finished top of their group, beating Right to Dream (Ghana), Redbull Salzburg and hosts Ajax in the process at the Dutch club’s training ground Sportpark De Toekomst.

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29 Mar 2016