The former France international spent six successful years in north London before leaving for Villarreal in 2006, and young Theo looks to be following in his footsteps
Robert Pires has revealed that his son, Theo, has signed a contract with Arsenal.
The former Gunners winger confirmed the news on Twitter, alongside an image of Pires Jr. putting pen to paper.
It was reported that young Theo was training with the club’s academy last year and has now impressed enough to earn a deal with the club.
Proud of Theo! #Arsenal pic.twitter.com/wWhHp2Mzh4
— robert pires (@piresrobert7) May 21, 2016
Pires won three FA Cups and two Premier League trophies in his six-year stay at Arsenal and was a major part of Arsene Wenger’s side that eventually claimed the famous ‘invincibles’ tag.