Coach of the Gunners, Mikel Arteta has heaped praises on former Barcelona Team Mate, Haruna Babangida.

The 38 years old Spaniard commended his former La Masia team mate for his exploits during their playing time together.

Arteta Tagged Babangida as one of the best players at 15 years of Age.

“In our dorms at Barcelona, we had Pepe Reina, Victor Valdes, Andres Iniesta and Carles Puyol. But I remember there was this boy called Haruna Babangida."

"Wow! at 15, he was the best player in the world,” Arteta told in an exclusive interview.

Haruna Babangida bagged a total of 42 goals in 110 appearances for Barcelona Youth team from 1998-2004 but never broke into the First team.