Nigerian striker, Folarin Balogun signs new long-term deal with Arsenal

Nigerian striker, Folarin Balogun has marked another drawn out manage Premier League side, Arsenal.

His present agreement was set to run out this late spring yet Gunners manager Mikel Arteta and specialized chief Edu persuaded the player to submit his future to the club.

The 19-year-old has a noteworthy record for Arsenal’s U23s this season, scoring eight and giving two aids 16 games.

Balogun additionally made his first-group debut this season, scoring twice in six appearances for the senior side with the two objectives coming in the Europa League bunch stage, away at Molde and Dundalk.

On the declaration, specialized chief Edu said: “It’s extraordinary that Flo (Balogun) will keep on being with us.

“He is a very promising young talent and has already shown so much quality in his performances. We are all looking forward to working with him during his continued development in the coming years.”

Mikel Arteta added: “We have been extremely impressed with Flo this season.

“He has continually shown his natural ability in many training sessions with us and we have been equally impressed with his early integration into the first-team squad on matchdays.

“He has given us glimpses with the performances and of course with his two goals already for the first team.

“The hard work starts here for Flo and we are all looking forward to supporting and working with him in the years to come.”

Born in the United States to Nigerian parents and raised in England, Balogun is eligible to represent all three nations at the international level.

Nigerian striker, Folarin Balogun signs new long-term deal with Arsenal

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