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Finley Stevens after signing for Brentford B (Photo via

Another former Gunner joins Brentford on 2-year deal plus option to extend

Former Arsenal academy defender Fin Stevens is joining Brentford, signing his first professional contract with the promotion-chasing Championship club.
Folarin Balogun with the Arsenal u23s (Photo via

Arsenal youngster reacts after bizarre exclusion from PL2 Player of the Season nominees

Folarin Balogun took to social media on Saturday to express his confusion at not making the PL2 Player of the Season nominees, despite being top scorer.
Catalin Cirjan (Photo via Instagram)

Arsenal promote talented 17-year-old creative midfielder after strong debut season

Catalin Cirjan is joining the Arsenal u23 squad ahead of next season, following an encouraging first campaign in English youth football.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on July 4, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by CATHERINE IVILL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Ex-Arsenal academy boss explains the doubts around Saka & how he ended them

Andries Jonker says the Arsenal academy worried that Bukayo Saka might be overachieving at youth level thanks to his physical advantages.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - JULY 06: Matthew Dennis of Arsenal during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Boreham Wood and Arsenal XI at Meadow Park on July 06, 2019, in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal teenager to sign for Norwich City this summer

Arsenal academy product Matthew Dennis will sign for Norwich City this summer, according to reports, after confirming his exit last month.

The youth players likely to step up after Nketiah ban - and the one...

Eddie Nketiah will receive a three-game ban after his red card against Leicester City, so let's look at how Arsenal will replace him.
Folarin Balogun (Photo via Instagram / FolarinBalogun67)

Southampton and Brentford join race for highly-rated Arsenal talent set for summer exit

Southampton and Brentford are reportedly in the race for Arsenal academy striker Folarin Balogun, who looks likely to leave the club this summer.
Robbie Burton and Nathan Tormey with the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Twitter)

20-year-old confirms his decision to leave Arsenal this summer

Arsenal youth winger Nathan Tormey confirmed his decision to leave the club on Thursday, turning down the offer of a new contract.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Arthur Okonkwo of Arsenal in action 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)

Highly-rated Arsenal youth goalkeeper returns to training ground after Leno injury

Youth goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo is back at the Arsenal training ground, following the recent injury to senior keeper Bernd Leno.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Trae Coyle of Arsenal during the friendly match between Arsenal and Brentford at Emirates Stadium on June 10, 2020. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

4 Arsenal youngsters make Golden Boy longlist

Trae Coyle, Gabriel Martinelli, Bukayo Saka and William Saliba are all on the latest longlist of Golden Boy nominees for 2020.
Pedro Virginia after signing for FC Porto (Photo via

Official: FC Porto confirm signing of Arsenal teenager

Arsenal academy goalkeeper Pedro Virginia joined FC Porto in a permanent transfer this week, with his new club confirming the move.
Pedro Virginia (Photo via Instagram)

Arsenal teenager confirms his departure in thank-you Instagram post

Arsenal youth goalkeeper Pedro Virginia confirmed his departure from the club on Friday, posting a thank-you message on Instagram.
Marcelo Flores (Photo via Facebook / IstriaYouthCup)

Talented young Arsenal winger confirms new deal but his sisters leave the club

Youth talent Marcelo Flores will take up a scholarship deal with Arsenal next season, despite his sisters leaving for Chelsea.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - JULY 06: Matthew Dennis of Arsenal during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Boreham Wood and Arsenal XI at Meadow Park on July 06, 2019, in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal teenager seemingly confirms his exit on social media

Arsenal 18-year-old Matthew Dennis seemingly confirmed his exit from this club this summer in an Instagram post this weekend.
Daniel Kelly (Photo via Herald Scotland)

Arsenal-linked Celtic youngster signs new contract to 2024

Celtic youngster Daniel Kelly will remain with the club after signing a pre-professional contract to 2024, despite links to Arsenal.
Alfie Matthews with Arsenal (Photo via Instagram)

Arsenal teenager hints at 'big move' on social media

Arsenal youth forward Alfie Matthews is hinting at a transfer away from the club on his Instagram story, posting about a 'big move'.

"We tried everything": Spurs goalkeeper names Arsenal teenager they couldn't stop

Tottenham Hotspur youth goalkeeper Joshua Oluwayemi admits Bukayo Saka was his most challenging youth opponent, as much as that pains him.
Daniel Ballard in training with Arsenal (Photo via Ballard on Instagram)

Talented Arsenal youth centre-back returns to training after injury: Senior debut soon?

Youth centre-back Daniel Ballard is one of the players back in training at Arsenal, fighting to earn his senior debut with the club.
BARNET, ENGLAND - JULY 24: James Hillson of Arsenal celebrates his sides first goal during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Barnet and Arsenal at The Hive on July 24, 2019 in Barnet, England. (Photo by Jack Thomas/Getty Images)

Arsenal renew 19-year-old’s contract after just one season

Arsenal have reportedly agreed a new contract with goalkeeper James Hillson who is expected to be sent out on loan next season.

Arsenal make sports psychologists available for Academy players

Arsenal have reportedly made sure that their sports psychologists are on call for Academy players, a move that surely seems sensible regardless of any pandemic.
Ismet Lushaku (Photo via Lushaku on Instagram)

19-year-old admits desire to play for Arsenal: His trial was delayed by COVID-19

Ismet Lushaku is still hoping to play for Arsenal in the future, despite putting his trial at the club on hold during the current pandemic.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - JANUARY 03: Karl Hein of Arsenal during the Premier League 2 game between Arsenal FC and Derby County at Meadow Park on January 03, 2020 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal goalkeeper explains why he chose them over Manchester United

Karl Hein gave a number of surprising factors in an explanation of why he chose Arsenal over Manchester United back in 2018.
Omari Hutchinson Instagram Live Workout details

Arsenal youngster running live home-workouts: How you can watch and take part

Talented Arsenal youngster Omari Hutchinson wants to inspire the next generation of football talent by helping them with their home-workouts whilst in isolation.
Ben Sheaf (Photo via Doncaster Free Press)

Video: Arsenal loanee wins Goal of the Month award for February

Arsenal loanee Ben Sheaf won Doncaster Rovers' Goal of the Month award for February, after scoring his first goal in senior football.
Thomas Reis with Jordi Osei-Tutu (Photo via Osei-Tutu on Instagram)

Arsenal loanee's manager claims he has 'huge talent' and is 'really dynamic'

Thomas Reis described Jordi Osei-Tutu as a huge talent, suggesting VfL Bochum could start the Arsenal loanee alongside Simon Zoller - before their game's postponement.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - MARCH 03: Folarin Balogun of Arsenal FC celebrates with his team mates after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Premier League International Cup match between Arsenal FC and AS Monaco FC at Meadow Park on March 03, 2020, in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

U23 North London derby match preview: When and where is it, team news and...

Arsenal u23s face Spurs in the Premier League 2 on Friday, looking to get back to winning ways and increase the gap to their local rivals.
Harry Clarke (Photo via Twitter)

Teenage Arsenal defender confirms injury setback in social media post

Arsenal u23 centre-back Harry Clarke picked up a minor injury in the last week or so, ruling him out of Friday's North London derby.
Arsenal's Tyreece John-Jules working on his injury rehabilitation (Photo via John-Jules on Twitter)

Arsenal loanee returns to the club after injury ends his season early

Tyreece John-Jules returned to Arsenal this week to begin his injury rehabilitation, ending his loan spell at Lincoln City early.
Alfie Matthews and Pablo Mari in training with Arsenal (Photo via Alfie Matthews on Instagram)

5 academy stars stepped up to Arsenal first-team training before postponed City clash

Before the Premier League postponed the Manchester City clash with Arsenal on Wednesday, five academy players were in training with the first team.
SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, Turner's Cross, Cork 14/2/2020 Cork City vs Shelbourne Cork City's Joseph Olowu Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo

Injury scare and no clean sheet but Arsenal loan defender performs well again

Joseph Olowu played well again on Friday against St. Patricks, despite an injury scare and another disappointing result for Cork City.
Kido Taylor-Hart (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Arsenal u18s crash out of FA Youth Cup at Ewood Park

The Arsenal u18s crashed out of the FA Youth Cup in disappointing fashion, losing heavily away to Blackburn Rovers on Friday.

Arsenal loanee close to injury comeback: Won MOTM in his last appearance

On-loan Arsenal midfielder James Olayinka is in contention to return from injury this weekend against Mansfield, according to a report.
Jordi Osei-Tutu celebrates his goal (Photo via VfL Bochum on Instagram)

Manager admits Arsenal loanee played an 'instrumental' role in his comeback game

Thomas Reis praised Jordi Osei-Tutu for his performance against Sandhausen last weekend but admits there's competition for starting places.
Tyreece John-Jules via Lincoln City

Arsenal loanee likely out for the season after serious injury

Tyreece John-Jules is very unlikely to play again this season, according to the Lincoln City manager, after suffering an injury in a friendly.
Daniel Ballard with the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Promising Arsenal academy defender impresses on return from injury

Daniel Ballard made an encouraging return to the pitch on Tuesday, after a knee injury put him out for just over six months.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - MARCH 03: Folarin Balogun of Arsenal FC scores his sides third goal from the penalty spot during the Premier League International Cup match between Arsenal FC and AS Monaco FC at Meadow Park on March 03, 2020, in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

Arsenal u23s beat Monaco to reach international cup semi-finals: Star striker scores 2 more

Arsenal u23s came from behind to win a rollercoaster clash with Monaco in the Premier League International Cup on Tuesday, progressing to the semi-finals.
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.
Jordi Osei-Tutu (L) celebrating Bochum's late winner (Photo via Instagram)

Arsenal loanee scores 1 and assists 1 in first start for 3 months

Jordi Osei-Tutu got his first start in over three months for VfL Bochum on Sunday, and he made full use of it with a goal and an assist.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 28: Leroy Sane of Manchester City battles for possession with Zak Swanson of Arsenal during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal U23 and Manchester City U23 at Emirates Stadium on February 28, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Linnea Rheborg/Getty Images)

Arsenal defender gives his thoughts after impressing against Leroy Sane in u23 clash

Zak Swanson thinks he did well against 'one of the best players in the league' in Leroy Sane, playing for the Arsenal u23s on Friday night.
Catalin Cirjan (Photo via Instagram)

Talented Arsenal youth summer signing scores his 3rd goal in 2 games

Catalin Cirjan scored two more goals for the Arsenal u18s as they pulled off a rare league win with the help of a few younger players.