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YOKOHAMA — Promising teenage striker Ryo Miyaichi is confident he can succeed where Junichi Inamoto failed when he joins English Premier League powerhouse Arsenal next month after impressing in a trial with the Gunners.

The last time Arsenal looked to the Far East for young talent they signed midfielder Inamoto from Gamba Osaka in 2001 but Japan’s 2002 World Cup hero failed to work his way into the first team.

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