Arsenal Youth Gossip

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David Raya's agent's son shares a picture at London Colney

Arsenal ‘bidding hard’ for Messinho

Arsenal joins the race for Brazilian wonderkid Messinho, competing with top European clubs for his signature.
Edward Nketiah

Nketiah’s family allegedly 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.
Reiss Nelson (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Arsenal to send Nketiah and Nelson on loan next season

Arsenal are ready to send Eddie Nketiah and Reiss Nelson out on loan, according to reports, but they'll have to wait until next season.
Mason Cotcher playing for the England u17s (Photo via Cotcher on Instagram)

Arsenal hand trial to 17yo forward from Sunderland

Arsenal handed a debut to 17-year-old Mason Cotcher, most recently of Sunderland, in Saturday's u18 fixture away to Middlesbrough.
Estevao Willian

Arsenal contact Estevao Willian’s agent

Arsenal have reportedly contacted the agent of Brazilian 'wonderkid' Estevao Willian who has already been compared to Lionel Messi. Earlier this year, Arsenal were briefly...
Alfie Matthews with Arsenal (Photo via Instagram)

Alfie Matthews 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.
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.

Dragomir posts cryptic hint at possible new Arsenal deal on Instagram

Vlad Dragomir has posted a major hint about his future on Instagram, as speculation continues over whether he'll sign a new deal to stay with Arsenal.
Chido Obi-Martin celebrates a goal for the Arsenal u18s (Photo via

Arsenal still in talks over 32-goal striker’s contract

Arsenal are still working had to keep Chido Martin Obi, remaining in talks with his camp with no decision made just yet.

Arsenal confirm Dasilva has been released after his contract expired

Arsenal have confirmed that Josh Dasilva hasn't signed a new deal with the club, and as a result he's currently a free agent.
Jordan McEneff with Arsenal (Photo via McEneff on Instagram)

Arsenal set to loan out 21-year-old midfielder this month

Shelbourne FC are looking to complete the loan signing of Arsenal academy midfielder Jordan McEneff, according to a report.

Arsenal move for 3 Nigerian starlets

Arsenal are ‘locked in a chase’ for young Nigerian starlet Akinkunmi Amoo as well as Samson Tijani and Olatomi Olaniyan according to media reports in the country.

Bramall’s loan spell at Birmingham isn’t going to plan

After much hope of first-team football to continue boosting his development, things have since gone sour for Arsenal's Cohen Bramall during his loan spell at Birmingham City.

USA move to ‘steal’ 17-year-old ‘top Arsenal scholar’ from England

The USA Soccer Federation has called up Forlain Balogun for their u18 team ahead of a tournament in the Czech Republic, ‘leap-frogging’ England and Nigeria who are both interested in the player.
Chido Obi-Martin (2nd R) with the Arsenal u18s (Photo via

Arsenal still hope to renew contract of record breaking goalscorer despite Bayern Munich reports

Reports that Chido Martin Obi has rejected an offer from Arsenal and is on the verge of joining Bayern Munich are premature, according to new claims.
Tim Akinola in training with Arsenal (Photo via Akinola on Instagram)

2 more Arsenal youngsters set for loan moves

Tim Akinola and Ryan Alebiosu are two more Arsenal u23s expected to go on loan before the end of the summer window, according to a report.

Could Emile Smith Rowe be set for his first Premier League minutes?

Emile Smith Rowe trained with the Arsenal first-team on Saturday, and the youngster could be set for his first Premier League minutes before the end of the campaign.
Stephy Mavididi

Mavididi set for Chartlon Athletic move

Arsenal youngster, Stephy Mavididi, looks set to join Charlton on loan until the end of the season.

Arsenal, Tottenham and West Ham show interest in 17-year-old Elvis Azah

Arsenal, Tottenham and West Ham have all shown interest in 17-year-old winger Elvis Azah, after the youngsters trial in pre-season with Cardiff City.
Kido Taylor-Hart with the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Contract offers on the table for Okonkwo and Taylor-Hart

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.
Ethan Nwaneri following his debut for Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Man City set to snatch Arsenal’s young sensation Ethan Nwaneri

Manchester City are reportedly leading the race to sign Arsenal's teenage sensation, Ethan Nwaneri, raising concerns over Arsenal's talent retention.
Ethan Nwaneri plays for Arsenal in their friendly against Watford (Photo via

Arsenal pair called up by England for u17 Euros

Arsenal's Nwaneri and Myles-Skelly make their mark in England's U17 squad, amidst rumours of Nwaneri's potential move to Manchester City.
Owen Asemota with Arsenal (Photo via Asemota on Instagram)

Arsenal offer deal to England youth international

Arsenal have offered a scholarship deal to young goalkeeper Owen Asemota, who featured for the England u16s this week.
Fulham forward Mika Biereth 80 blasts over the bar during the EFL Trophy match between Burton Albion and U21 Fulham at the Pirelli Stadium, Burton upon Trent, England on 10 November 2020. Burton upon Trent Pirelli Stadium Staffordshire England Copyright: John Mallett

Arsenal sign top striker talent Mika Biereth from Fulham

Arsenal have signed Fulham striker and standout u18 performer Mika Biereth for their u23s, according to a report.
Chido Obi-Martin (2nd R) with the Arsenal u18s (Photo via

Arsenal remain in contract extension talks with 32-goal youngster

Arsenal remain in contract talks with Chido Martin Obi, with the striker adding to his record-breaking goal tally against Chelsea on Saturday.
Tim Akinola with the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Akinola on Instagram)

Arsenal to extend Akinola contract and loan in January

Arsenal are hoping to loan Tim Akinola out to the Championship in January, after triggering an extension clause in the midfielder's contract.
MAJADAHONDA, SPAIN - JANUARY 27: Stephy Mavididi of Arsenal looks on after losing the UEFA Youth League match between Atletico de Madrid and Arsenal at Atletico de Madrid Sport City on January 27, 2015 in Majadahonda, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Mavididi’s contract with Juventus: Details leaked after ‘full blitz’ on Arsenal

Stephy Mavididi is set to join the Juventus B team in what is a surprising move for many.
Henry Timi Davies (Photo via Davies on Instagram)

Arsenal sign Manchester City’s Henry Timi Davies

Manchester City youngster Henry Timi Davies has signed for Arsenal on a deal that could last four years, according to a report.
Chido Obi-Martin (2nd R) with the Arsenal u18s (Photo via

FA start tug of war for goalscoring Arsenal youngster

FA aims to sway Danish prodigy Chidozie Obi-Martin to represent England, capitalising on his rising profile and recent 10-goal feat for Arsenal's U16.

Arsenal emerge as favourites to sign Sunderland striker

Arsenal are reportedly the favourites to sign 16-year-old Sam Greenwood from Sunderland after the teenager rejected a contract with the Black Cats. Greenwood, who is...
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.

Arsenal youngster on trial with Derby ahead of summer move

Aaron Eyoma is currently on trial with Derby County ahead of a departure this summer.
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.
Ismail Oulad M’Hand

New deal & a loan planned for Arsenal academy brothers

The Salah-Eddine brothers are set to continue their spells with Arsenal, with Ismail signing a new deal and Salah-Eddine set for a loan, according to a report.
Club Atletico de Madrid v Arsenal - International Champions Cup 2018

Report: Emery vetoes Smith Rowe’s loan move to keep him for first-team

Unai Emery has reportedly vetoed any Emile Smith Rowe plans to leave the club on loan this season, as the head coach wants to keep the 18-year-old around.
NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND: Zach Awe of Arsenal U21 looks to head the ball away from a grounded Jack Connor of Northampton Town during the Papa John's Trophy match between Northampton Town and Arsenal U21 at Sixfields on October 18, 2022. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

Arsenal will allow 19yo to leave on a free transfer

Arsenal academy centre-back Zach Awe is set to leave the club this summer when his contract expires, drawing interest from the Championship.
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.
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 Miguel Azeez deal but details confusing

Arsenal are reportedly in talks over a new contract with Miguel Azeez, but the claims contradict previous reports on the player.

Barcelona defender agrees to sign for Arsenal

Arsenal have reportedly agreed a deal to sign 16-year-old Joel Lopez Salguero from Barcelona’s youth academy after the player refused a deal to stay in Spain.
Chido Obi-Martin celebrating a hat-trick for the Arsenal u18s (Photo via

10 g/a in 10 games: Arsenal youth striker commits his future

Chido Obi-Martin is hoping to stay at Arsenal for the long term, and he's got his sights set on the u21 team next season.