West Ham United defender Reece Oxford became the seventh-youngest footballer to feature in the Premier League when he lined up against Arsenal on Sunday.
Oxford made his Prem debut aged 16 and 237 days – younger than Jack Wilshere was when he broke onto the scene.
Here, we look at the some of the youngest lads to feature in England’s modern top division.
Where are they now?
Mark Platts – 16 years, 264 days
Against Wimbledon – 10 February 1996
Platts did not last long at Wednesday. He moved to Torquay in 1999, before dropping out of the Football League a year later.
Jack Wilshere (Arsenal) – 16 years, 255 days
Against Blackburn Rovers – 13 September 2008
Wilshere has become one of Europe’s finest midfielders – when fit.
Jack Robinson (Liverpool) – 16 years, 250 days
Against Hull City – 9 May, 2010
Robinson made just three Prem appearances for Liverpool before moving to QPR in 2014. He spent last season on loan at Huddersfield.