Tottenham vs Arsenal: Four players Arsene Wenger should take a gamble on in League Cup, including Alex Iwobi and Jeff Reine-Adelaide

All eyes will be on the Gunners' team selection on Wednesday night

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Arsenal travel to Tottenham in the League Cup third round on Wednesday night, and while Arsene Wenger has said that he will pick an "experienced squad", he has revealed that "one or two" youngsters will get a run out.

But which of his emerging players should Wenger play? We look at four prospects below...

Alex Iwobi

The 19-year-old Nigerian-born striker is the nephew of Bolton great Jay-Jay Okocha. He has yet to make a competitive appearance for the Gunners, but travelled with the first team for their pre-season tour of Singapore, and scored for the club against Lyons in the Emirates Cup.

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Alex Iwobi celebrates scoring his first goal for Arsenal

Matt Macey

The goalkeeper made the news last week as pictures of him towering above No 1 Petr Cech from the Gunners' squad photograph emerged. The 6ft 5in stopper is the club's first choice at under-21 level.

Jeff Reine-Adelaide

The French playmaker, 17, caused a stir during this summer's Emirates Cup, when he started in the 2-0 win over Wolfsburg, and performed admirably. "Reine-Adelaide is something special you know," Wenger said after  . "He is a great talent and when he came on you could see that - 17 years old let's not forget that. In fact I don't remember how I played at 17 but I didn't play like that!"

 

Stefan O'Connor

The centre-back, 18, made his sole Gunners first team appearance in the 4-1 Champions League group stage win at Galatasaray last December.

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