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Arsenal youngster on the verge of signing new deal

Arsenal youngster on the verge of signing new deal

Folarin Balogun news

Balogun set for Arsenal stay

Arsenal youngster Folarin Balogun is on the verge of signing a new contract with the Gunners, a report from The Mail claims.

The 19-year-old has yet to make his Premier League debut for the Gunners, but he has impressed in the Europa League with two goals and one assist.

A number of clubs have been circling for his signature with his contract expiring in June, but The Mail claims that he has snubbed their advances.

Balogun was leaning towards a summer departure due to the lack of game time, but he has been convinced to stay by head coach Mikel Arteta.

He is expected to sign a new long-term contract in the near future with the assurance that he will become a regular with the first-team next term.

The Gunners are planning for the sales of Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah this summer, and Balogun has a good chance to establish himself.

Balogun has turned down the likes of Bayer Leverkusen, RB Leipzig, Manchester City and Chelsea over the past few weeks.