Arsenal Youth Gossip

Let us trawl through the world’s media for Arsenal youth transfer news and gossip so you don’t have to

England U17 head coach Kevin Betsy takes to the touchline - England U17 v Czech Republic U17, International Friendly football match, Damson Park Stadium, Solihull, UK - 19 Nov 2019. Photo: Jon Super for The FA

Arsenal eye England coach for u23 job

England u18 boss Kevin Betsy is reportedly a contender to take over the Arsenal u23 job vacated by Steve Bould, according to a report.
Charlie Patino shoots and scores for the Arsenal u18s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Arsenal to give new contract to exciting teen

Talented youth midfielder Charlie Patino is likely to be offered a new contract by Arsenal in October, once he turns 18.
Kido Taylor-Hart with the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Arsenal have contract offers on the table for 2 young players

Arsenal still have contract offers on the table for Kido Taylor-Hart and Arthur Okonkwo, but they're yet to sign them with less than a month to go with the club.
Tony Strudwick with Sheffield Wednesday (Photo via Sheffield Wednesday)

Arsenal appoint former Manchester United and Sheffield Wednesday key figure

Former Sheffield Wednesday and Manchester United man Tony Strudwick is joining Arsenal as the academy's new head of sports science and medicine.
Villarreal CF v Arsenal - UEFA Europa League - Arsenal goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo warming up before the UEFA Europa League match at Estadio de la Ceramica, Villarreal. Copyright: Focus Images

Arthur Okonkwo finally in positive contract talks over expiring deal

Teenage Arsenal goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo is in positive talks with the club over a new contract extension, according to a report.
Aaron Benn with Arsenal (Photo via Benn on Instagram)

Arsenal release teenager the day after he scores 2

Aaron Benn is one of the players Arsenal are letting go this summer, despite a brace in his only u18 appearance against Reading.
Miguel Azeez (Photo via Azeez on Instagram)

Arsenal u23s will play England u19s in friendly match

The Arsenal u18s will reportedly take on the England u19s this weekend, as part of the u19s' ongoing training camp.
Luke Plange signing for Derby County (Photo via Twitter)

Arsenal youngster signs for Derby County after goal against Manchester City

Luke Plange has signed for Derby County, after Arsenal decided not to offer him a professional contract, according to reports.
Henry Timi Davies (Photo via Davies on Instagram)

Arsenal sign Manchester City’s Henry Timi Davis

Manchester City youngster Henry Timi Davis has signed for Arsenal on a deal that could last four years, according to a report.
Luke Plange with the Arsenal academy (Photo via Plange on Instagram)

Arsenal academy striker closes in on Derby County move

Luke Plange is close to completing a permanent move to Derby County, after spending time out on trial from Arsenal recently.
Kido Taylor-Hart with the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Taylor-Hart on Instagram)

Arsenal offer contract to talented 18yo

Arsenal have made a contract offer to Kido Taylor-Hart, though the young winger is yet to sign the deal, according to a report.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ovie Ejeheri with Arsenal (Photo via Ejeheri on Instagram)

Arsenal teenager keeps clean sheet as potential buyers circle

Ovie Ejeheri kept a clean sheet for the Arsenal u18s on Saturday amid speculation around his future for both club and country.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 04: Willian of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Sheffield United at Emirates Stadium on October 04, 2020 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth - Pool/Getty Images)

How many deals did Arsenal agree in this transfer window?

The transfer window for the 20/21 season is in full swing so how many deals have Arsenal agreed so far? More than you'd think...
Lille's French midfielder Boubakary Soumare celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Lille (LOSC) on May 5, 2019, at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France. (Photo by ROMAIN LAFABREGUE / AFP)

17 updates: Arsenal to raid Lille again, also reject Monaco bid

MEGA UPDATE 7: Arsenal rejected an offer from Monaco for a young star while Mikel Arteta is gearing up to raid Lille again, this time for a midfielder.
Matt Smith (Photo via Instagram)

19-year-old Arsenal FA Cup winner joins Swindon

Matt Smith has joined Swindon Town on loan for the season according to the BBC. after winning an FA Cup medal with Arsenal
Tyger Smalls of Saffron Walden Town against Woodford Town FC (Photo via Instagram)

Arsenal take non-league teenager on trial: Scored almost 300 goals with Spurs academy

Non-league 17-year-old Tyger Smalls will spend time on trial with the Arsenal academy, as he aims to make the step up into professional football.
Alfie Matthews with Arsenal (Photo via Instagram)

Arsenal youngster scores after links to Newcastle United

Alfie Matthews scored for the Arsenal u18s on Saturday, after media links with a January move to Newcastle United this week.
Ben Sheaf (Photo via Twitter)

Arsenal in talks to extend 21-year-old's loan

Arsenal are planning to extend Ben Sheaf's loan with Doncaster Rovers until the end of the season, according to reports.
Sam Greenwood / Sunderland u18s

Going Green? Juventus and AC Milan want goalscoring Arsenal 17-year-old

Juventus and AC Milan are reportedly interested in Arsenal's 17-year-old forward, Sam Greenwood.
Ben Sheaf with Doncaster Rovers (Photo via Twitter / DRFC_Official)

Head coach gives grisly explanation for why Arsenal loanee was left out of their...

Ben Sheaf was mysteriously absent from Doncaster Rovers' squad on Saturday, and head coach Darren Moore explained the gruesome reason why afterwards.
Ben Sheaf with Doncaster Rovers (Photo via Twitter / DRFC_Official)

Doncaster fansite give their thoughts on Arsenal loanee Ben Sheaf so far

Arsenal's Ben Sheaf has spent a little over a month with loan club Doncaster Rovers, so we caught up with the people over at fan website Into The Empty Net to find out how he's doing.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 30: Dominic Thompson of Arsenal FC reacts after Callum Hudson-Odoi of Chelsea FC (not pictured) scores his sides fourth goal during the FA Youth Cup Final, second leg match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on April 30, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Arsenal agree to sell 19-year-old to Brentford

Arsenal have reportedly sold youngster Dominic Thompson to Brentford with his medical taking place now.
Forward Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal (L) is tackled by Niklas Sule of Bayern Munich during their International Champions Cup game at the Dignity Health Stadium in Carson, California on July 17, 2019. - Arsenal went on to win 2-1. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP)

Bristol City want Eddie Nketiah on loan but Lee Bowyer thinks he’ll stay with...

Bristol City want to sign Eddie Nketiah on loan, but Charlton boss Lee Bowyer thinks the youngster's pre-season performances will see him stay with Arsenal.
BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - MAY 13: Vontae Daley-Campbell of England during the UEFA European Under-17 Championship Between Norway and England at Pirelli Stadium on May 13, 2018 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

Arsenal 18-year-old rejects professional contract, joins Leicester

Arsenal's 18-year-old right back Vontae Daley-Campbell has left the club and joined Leicester.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Jordi Osei-Tutu of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League 2 match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on April 15, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

3 clubs line up to take talented Arsenal 20-year-old

Rennes, VfL Bochum, and Strasbourg are all interested in signing Jordi Osei-Tutu who is apparently available on loan.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Jordi Osei-Tutu of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League 2 match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on April 15, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Arsenal to offer youngster new deal as Hamburg and Celtic declare interest

Arsenal look set to offer Jordi Osei-Tutu a new contract but the youngster could still end up leaving for Germany.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - MARCH 29: Freddie Ljungberg, Manager of Arsenal gives Jordi Osei-Tutu of Arsenal instructions during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Meadow Park on March 29, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Harriet Lander/Getty Images)

Hamburg table offer for highly-rated Arsenal 20-year-old

Hamburg have reportedly tabled an offer for Arsenal's Jordi Osei-Tutu.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Jaden Brown of Tottenham Hotspur beats Joseph Olowu during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on August 31, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal 19-year-old picks Nigeria over England and could leave this summer

Arsenal's young defender, Joseph Olowu, has opted to represent Nigeria instead of England.

Arsenal guarantee 2 deals for exciting teenager

Arsenal have handed a deal to 16-year-old Miguel Azeez that will see scholarship terms activated on July 1 and a professional contract handed to him on 20 September when he turns 17.

Arsenal and Manchester United in Tanzania to watch 3 exciting young Nigerians again

Arsenal are reportedly set to send scouts to Tanzania in order to watch three Golden Eaglets with a view to signing them once they are 'of age'.

Arsenal sign attacking midfielder from Ipswich but all is not as it seems

A story is doing the rounds claiming Arsenal have agreed to sign Marcelo Flores from Ipswich and the 15-year-old will join his sisters, Silvana and Tatiana who are already at the club, however, we actually signed him last summer.
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - OCTOBER 5: Dominik Szoboszlai (R) of Hungary and Manuel Locatelli (L) in action during the International Friendly match between Hungary U21 and Italy U21 at Ferenc Szusza Stadium on October 5, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. (Photo by Laszlo Szirtesi/Getty Images)

6ft1 18-year-old to snub Arsenal for Italy move

Arsenal look set to miss out on Hungarian youngster Dominik Szoboszlai who seems destined for a move to Serie A.
Edward Nketiah

Report: Arsenal star's family asked for money to secure international call up

Eddie Nketiah has reportedly told Ghana that he won’t represent them at international level after his father was allegedly asked for money to obtain the call-up.

Manchester City send ‘invitation’ to youngster Arsenal reportedly already signed

Manchester City reportedly sent Nigeria u15 international Lateef Omidiji Jnr. an invitation to train with them and to check out their facilities but according to a report Daily Trust in Nigeria, Feyenoord stopped that from happening.
Ben Cottrell

Arsenal starlet wanted by Euro giants 'honoured' to be at Arsenal

Marseille and Borussia Dortmund are tracking Arsenal’s Ben Cottrell, a ‘classy’ midfielder who has starred for the u18s this season but the player seems more than happy with the club.