Young Arsenal midfielder faces racism ban

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ESPN are reporting that Arsenal's teenage midfielder Jack Jebb has been found guilty of racist abuse by an FA disciplinary commission and faces a four-game ban and £1,800 fine.

The incident took place during Arsenal Under-18s' match against Norwich in March this year. The player had denied the charges but was found guilty by the FA.

18-year old Jebb is regarded as one of Arsenal's brightest young prospects, with the midfielder having represented England at Under-16 and Under-17 level. He made 25 starts for Arsenal Under-18s last season, and signed his first professional contract in the summer of 2012.

Jebb has been compared to the likes of Jack Wilshere in the Arsenal academy, and is known for his defence-splitting passes and ability to take direct free-kicks. He has scored and assisted already this season for Arsenal in the UEFA Youth League.

Jack Jebb has escaped the new minimum five-match ban for racist abuse that came in at the beginning of this season because the match took place last season.

It is unclear whether the midfielder will face any further action from Arsenal at this time.

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