WATCH | UK's 'Little Messi' makes history as youngest ever premier league recruit

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Meet the five-year-old football prodigy Zayn Ali Salman who's been dubbed 'Little Messi'. 

Salman, who only recently started school, has made history by becoming the youngest ever premier league recruit, signing up with Arsenal as part of the club's under 7s. 

Since joining Arsenal, the young football star in the making has also received offers from three other top clubs, London rivals Chelsea, Crystal Palace and Fulham.

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Proud dad Ali says he hopes his son will play for Arsenal one day, but told reporters there's no rush for his little football player to become a huge success just yet. 

"All I care about is that he fulfils his full potential, no compromise on trying his hardest, and that's all we could do. He's obviously started with a massive bang... but there's such a long way to go".

Watch the video above to see the talented tot in action.  

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