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Luke Plange with the Arsenal academy (Photo via Plange on Instagram)

Arsenal academy striker has trial at QPR

Arsenal academy striker Luke Plange played for Queens Park Rangers on trial against Swansea City at the weekend.
Dundalk v Arsenal Europa League 10/12/2020. Miguel Azeez of Arsenal during the Europa League Group B match between Dundalk and Arsenal at Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland on 10 December 2020. Copyright: Ben Whitley

Arsenal in talks over new deal for talented 18yo but details confusing

Arsenal are reportedly in talks over a new contract with Miguel Azeez, but the claims contradict previous reports on the player.
Will Lankshear with Sheffield United (Photo via Sheffield United on Twitter)

Arsenal youngster signs for Sheffield United as another gets new contract

Former Gunner Will Lankshear has signed scholarship terms with Sheffield United, whilst Josh Robinson has earned a scholarship with Arsenal.
Arsenal youth roundup - Omari Hutchinson with the Arsenal u18s (Photo via Hutchinson on Instagram)

Watch Arsenal 17yo score brace for 11 goal contributions in 13

Omari Hutchinson added two more goals to his tally for the Arsenal u18s at the weekend, continuing his strong recent form.

2 youth goalkeepers compete for senior bench role at Arsenal

Karl Hein appears to be seriously challenging Arthur Okonkwo for Arsenal's fourth-choice goalkeeper spot, despite previous reports to the contrary.
Zach Awe signing his professional contract (Photo via Arsenal.com)

1 new contract, lots of football and a weird trial: Arsenal youth roundup

Arsenal u23s might have lost to their Manchester City counterparts 2-0 but that wasn't the only thing to happen in the Arsenal youth world this week
Folarin Balogun faces off against the Leicester City u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

He wants to stay: Arteta gives update on Folarin Balogun

Mikel Arteta is still positive that Folarin Balogun is going to remain with Arsenal beyond this summer, despite the player's contract situation.
Khayon Edwards with the Arsenal u18s (Photo via Edwards on Instagram)

17yo Arsenal midfielder announces injury return with goal vs West Ham

Khayon Edwards scored his first goal post-injury on Tuesday, as the Arsenal u18s won the match in injury time against West Ham United.
Levi Laing playing for the Arsenal u18s (Photo via Laing on Instagram)

Arsenal teenager plays for West Ham against Arsenal

Levi Laing played for West Ham United against Arsenal on Tuesday, as the Gunners' academy defender undergoes a trial with the Hammers.
Zach Awe signing his professional contract (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Awe-some: Arsenal teenager signs new contract

Arsenal centre-back Zach Awe has signed his first professional contract with the club and joined the Europa League squad list, after recently turning 17.
Folarin Balogun of Arsenal scores during the UEFA Europa League match between Molde and Arsenal on November 26, 2020 in Molde. Photo: Marius Simensen / BILDBYRAN

3 clubs give Arsenal Folarin Balogun headache

Bayer Leverkusen, Stuttgart, and Rennes are three of the clubs ready to offer favourable terms to Folarin Balogun to join them on a free transfer.
Joseph Olowu with Arsenal (Photo via Instagram)

Arsenal 21-year-old makes debut after agreeing loan to end of contract

Arsenal's Joseph Olowu has reportedly completed a loan move to Wealdstone FC, lasting until the end of his current Arsenal deal.

Arsenal get another red card vs Manchester United as u23s lose badly

Arsenal's u23s were doomed from the start in a 3-0 defeat to Manchester United on Friday after an early red card left them struggling for a foothold.
Folarin Balogun playing against Brighton u23s (Photo via David Price)

Arsenal teenager receives 2nd consecutive Player of the Month nomination

Folarin Balogun has been nominated for the Premier League 2 Player of the Month award, for the second month in a row.
Reiss Nelson with the Arsenal u23s at Meadow Park (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Reiss Nelson scores fantastic goal for Arsenal u23s

Charlie Patino scored on his home u23 debut and Reiss Nelson starred as the Arsenal u23s drew 2-2 with Chelsea on Friday night.
Joel Lopez in training with the Arsenal first team (Photo via Twitter)

Arsenal youth left-back trains with first team ahead of Wolves

Joel Lopez trained with the Arsenal first team this week after the club elected not to sign a backup left-back in the transfer window.
Matt Smith (Photo via Instagram)

Why Arsenal’s Matt Smith’s Swindon loan earned him move to Charlton Athletic

Matt Smith was one of Arsenal's busiest loanees and has now moved from Swindon to Charlton Athletic as the club seek to test him further
Ben Cottrell playing for the Arsenal u23s against Spurs (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal 19yo scores against Spurs again

17-year-old midfielder Charlie Patino made his u23 debut for Arsenal as they drew 1-1 with Tottenham Hotspur on Friday.
Nathan Butler-Oyedeji playing for Arsenal (Photo via Butler-Oyedeji on Instagram)

Deal on: 18yo winger will sign Arsenal deal this summer

Nathan Butler-Oyedeji will sign his first professional contract with Arsenal in the summer, according to a report on social media.
Arsenal youth roundup - Omari Hutchinson with the Arsenal u18s (Photo via Hutchinson on Instagram)

17-year-old stars again as Arsenal academy thrash Spurs

The Arsenal u18s thrashed Spurs 4-1 on Saturday, the perfect revenge for their equivalent recent defeat to the same opposition.
Luigi Gaspar with Arsenal (Photo via Gaspar on Instagram)

Edu’s son ‘ready’ for action with Arsenal after injury

Luigi Gaspar is seemingly back fit and ready to start playing for the Arsenal academy again, after an injury that saw him miss the first of the season.
Brooke Norton-Cuffy with the Arsenal academy (Photo via Norton-Cuffy on Instagram)

Arsenal confirm new deal for ‘delighted’ 17yo

Arsenal have confirmed Brooke Norton-Cuffy's first professional contract with the club, posting the announcement on Thursday afternoon.

2 loanees in training with Arsenal after recall

Zech Medley is back training with Arsenal, despite the lack of official confirmation that his loan spell with Gillingham is over.
James Hillson signs a new contract with Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

4th contract in 3 years signed by Arsenal 19yo

James Hillson has once again put pen to paper on a deal with Arsenal, his fourth contract with the club in the last three years.
Alex Kirk signing his first professional contract with Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal get 18-year-old to sign new contract

Arsenal youth centre-back Alex Kirk has signed his first professional contract with the club, with the official announcement going up on Tuesday.
Brooke Norton-Cuffy with the Arsenal academy (Photo via Norton-Cuffy on Instagram)

Exciting 17-year-old signs professional contract with Arsenal

Youth right-back Brooke Norton-Cuffy has signed his first professional contract with Arsenal, after turning 17 earlier this week.
Charlie Patino shoots and scores for the Arsenal u18s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Arsenal v Blackburn off as FA confirm decision to suspend matches

The FA Youth Cup will be suspended until the Covid lockdown ends later this year, given the worsening situation across the country.
London Colney training centre (Photo via FootballTrainingGrounds.com)

3rd Arsenal academy fixture called off

For the third time in just over two months, the Arsenal u18s have had a fixture postponed due to Covid-related circumstances.
Folarin Balogun faces off against the Leicester City u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Another Arsenal teenager receives Player of the Month nomination

Folarin Balogun is up for Premier League 2 Player of the Month for December, after Nikolaj Duus Moller's nomination in November.
Folarin Balogun faces off against the Leicester City u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Arsenal u18 and u23 match clarification amid England restrictions

Arsenal's u18 and u23 matches will continue to go ahead despite the current nationwide lockdown in England, according to the FA.
Marcelo Flores (Photo via Flores on Instagram)

Arsenal teenager receives senior international recognition

Arsenal youngster Marcelo Flores has been invited to a senior Canada Men's National Team camp next month, according to a report.
Brooke Norton-Cuffy with the Arsenal academy (Photo via Norton-Cuffy on Instagram)

16-year-old catching the eye after rapid rise through Arsenal academy

Brooke Norton-Cuffy perhaps isn't the most well-known name in the Arsenal academy right now, but he's proving himself one to watch.
GILLINGHAM, ENGLAND: Catalin Cirjan celebrates scoring a goal for Arsenal during the match between Gillingham and Arsenal U21 at Priestfield Stadium on November 10, 2020. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal 18-year-old’s agent confirms he’s in the first-team squad

Catalin Cirjan is now part of Arsenal's first-team squad, according to the player's agent, though it might not be quite that straightforward.
Karl Hein playing for the Estonia National Team (Photo via Eesti Jalgpall on Instagram)

Arsenal teenager wins Junior Player of the Year award

Arsenal youth goalkeeper Karl Hein was voted Estonia's best male junior player of the year for 2020, after his breakthrough into the national side.

Arsenal academy game postponed after Covid outbreak

Arsenal's u18 clash with Chelsea on Saturday was postponed after a Covid outbreak, the second postponement in the last two months.
Folarin Balogun faces off against the Leicester City u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Hot shot Arsenal striker scores again as u23s win final game

Folarin Balogun and Calum Chambers helped the Arsenal u23s to a win over Leicester City on Friday, in the final academy game of the year.
Charlie Patino shoots and scores for the Arsenal u18s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Talented Arsenal teenager scores long-range strike in FA Youth cup win

Charlie Patino scored a fantastic long-range goal and Omari Hutchinson provided another assist as the Arsenal u18s won their FA Youth Cup tie on Tuesday.
Nikolaj Moller with the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Arsenal summer signing nominated for Player of the Month award

Arsenal summer signing Nikolaj Moller is up for the Premier League 2 Player of the Month award for November, after a strong start with the club.
Marcelo Flores (Photo via Flores on Instagram)

Thrilling Arsenal youngster creates 2 more goals in Arsenal u18 win

Marcelo Flores put in another starring performance as the Arsenal u18s won 2-1 against the Leicester City u18s on Saturday.
William Saliba with the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

William Saliba giving Mikel Arteta a headache with u23 performances

William Saliba is giving Mikel Arteta a real headache with his performances for the u23s and a decision will have to be made soon