Anatomy of a Wonderkid: West Ham's Reece Oxford

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In Arsenal’s opening day humiliation at the hands of West Ham, two debuts stood out from the crowd for totally different reasons. For Arsenal, Petr Cech couldn’t have had a worse Premier League debut. For West Ham, there were numerous outstanding performances; though Payet, West Ham’s marquee summer signing, was instrumental in West Ham’s attack, the stand-out debut came from 16-year-old Reece Oxford. It wasn’t a case of the youngster managing to hold his own, it was that he excelled, and outperformed one of the best number 10s in the world in Mesut Özil. How is this possible? What makes Reece Oxford so special? Take a look in our ‘Anatomy of a Legend’…

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