Folarin Balogun Set To Sign New Contract With Arsenal

Folarin Balogun Set To Sign New Contract With Arsenal

Arsenal have reportedly restarted talks over a new contract for young Super Eagles hopeful Folarin Balogun.

According to The Athletic, Mikel Arteta's side have reopened negotiations with Balogun with boss Mikel Arteta keen for him to stay.

The 19-year-old striker had looked set to quit the North London side after a previous breakdown in talks over a new deal.

Balogun’s current contract with the Gunners is due to run out in June 2021.

The Emirates club rejected a bid in the region of £5million from Brentford in January.

But many believed he would be sold in the summer, however, the England and USA youth international remained with Arsenal.

Balogun made his debut for the Gunners off the bench in the 3-0 Europa League win over Dundalk in October.

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He will be able to talk to foreign sides from January and Arsenal could find themselves with a battle on their hands to keep the talented youngster.

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Efe Bridget is a writer at GoalBall. She is a graduate of Mass Communication with 12 years of experience working with reputable publications.