Robert Pires is one of the Arsenal greats and is fondly remembered by the club fans for his time with the club.
He joined the Gunners in 2000 from Marseille and won two Premier League titles and three FA Cup titles during his six years with the club.
Even after departing in 2006, he has maintained strong relations with the Gunners and on a number of occasions has joined Arsene Wenger’s side in first-team training. The World Cup and Euro Cup winner announced his retirement from football last year after playing in the Indian Super League.
Now, after the retirement of Pires Senior, it’s time for Pires Junior to make a name for himself in the world of football. Theo Pires, son of Robert, joined the Arsenal Youth Academy and made the bond between the club and the Pires household even stronger.
The 42-year-old took to Instagram to announce that his seven-year-old son has signed for the Gunners. The young kid has some big shoes to fill at the North London club…