Josh Dasilva added an opportunity for Brentford to see off Tottenham in the semifinals of the Carabao Cup. The 22-year-old midfielder came to Arsenal through the academy and knows the North London rivalry.
Brentford has already proved to be able to contend with the best before moving to Spurs, the England Under-21 international claims. “It’s the first time in the club’s history we’ve been in a semi-final, which is great, and to play against a team like Tottenham is good,” he said. “We’ve played a few Premier League teams before – Southampton, Fulham, West Brom and Newcastle – and we’ve done well in all of them. Last season we missed out on promotion by two points and lost in the playoff final, so that shows we’re not far off. Playing against Tottenham in their stadium will always be a good experience. “We used to have little social media events between us. We were young. It was kind of fun. That’s a competition, you know what it means. You know what that means to the fans if you’ve seen the first team. Dasilva came through the youth system of the Gunners with players such as Reiss Nelson, Eddie Nketiah and Joe Willock, but turned his back on the club and transferred to West London two and a half years ago. “If you’ve seen the first team, you know what that means to the fans. Dasilva came through the Gunners’ youth system with players such as Reiss Nelson, Eddie Nketiah and Joe Willock, but turned his back on the club and moved to west London two and a half years ago. ” he added. ” he added. ” Similar paths were taken by us, but I wanted to do my own thing. I’m glad for the guys and they take their chances.