Tag: Folarin Balogun

Gabriel of Arsenal celebrates his team's win after the final whistle after the game, at Turf Moor. COLORSPORT / ALAN MARTIN

7 goals, 2 injury updates, 1 FA investigation: Arsenal’s weekend

Another Arsenal weekend has been and gone, so what are the most important things you should know from it?
Folarin Balogun of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium, London, England on 22 August 2021. Copyright: Vince Mignott

10-man Arsenal humiliate Chelsea youngsters 6-1

Folarin Balogun underlined his first-team potential with a starring 38-minute appearance against Chelsea on Sunday, ahead of midweek's League Cup clash.
Folarin Balogun after signing his new long-term contract with Arsenal (Photo via Balogun on Twitter)

Folarin Balogun scores 2 as Arsenal u23s beat Manchester United

Folarin Balogun hit a brace for the u23s as they swept past Manchester United 3-1 on Saturday with a side captained by Eddie Nketiah.
Emile Smith Rowe (right) during the 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship group D match at the Stozice Stadium in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Picture date: Sunday, March 28, 2021. Copyright: Luka Stanzl

England u21 fixture called off after positive Covid-19 tests

England's u21 fixture against Romania was called off this week after two Covid-19 cases, with three Arsenal players in the squad.
ROTHERHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 10: Folarin Balogun of England is tackled by Ilan Sauter of Switzerland during the UEFA European Under-17 Championship match between Switzerland and England at The New York Stadium on May 10, 2018 in Rotherham, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

5 Arsenal youngsters called up by England

Folarin Balogun, Tyreece John-Jules, and Emile Smith Rowe are all in the September England u21 squad, among other Arsenal youth England call-ups.
Miguel Azeez in training with Arsenal (Photo via Azeez on Twitter)

Arsenal's new squad numbers 36 to 70 and what they tell us

With pre-season underway, Arsenal have assigned new squad numbers to Arsenal's u23 players ahead of the upcoming campaign.
UEFA Europa League Group B, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 10/12/2020. Dundalk vs Arsenal Arsenal's Folarin Balogun celebrates scoring his side's fourth goal of the game. Copyright: INPHO / Ryan Byrne

New Arsenal 1st team number for Folarin Balogun in training

Folarin Balogun has seemingly received his promotion to the first-team squad with Arsenal, wearing a new senior number in training.
Nuno Tavares Arsenal

New signing joins Arsenal pre-season trip to Scotland

Arsenal are travelling to Scotland today for their five-day pre-season training camp, and Nuno Tavares is among those making the trip.
Folarin Balogun after signing his new long-term contract with Arsenal (Photo via Balogun on Twitter)

Arsenal to give star 19yo chance with first-team in pre-season

The expectation is that Folarin Balogun will compete for a place in the Arsenal first-team next season after being assessed in pre-season.
Miguel Azeez makes a tackle on Eddie Nketiah in training with Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

10 u23s train with Arsenal first-team pre-Brighton clash

10 of Arsenal's academy setup trained with the club's first team ahead of the final Premier League game of the season on Sunday.
West Ham and Arsenal u23s prepare for a set piece (Photo via WHUFC.com)

Arsenal u23s avoid relegation with 92nd-minute equaliser

The Arsenal u23s earned the point they needed to avoid relegation on Friday night, though they made it a bit more dramatic than it needed to be.
Folarin Balogun after signing his new long-term contract with Arsenal (Photo via Balogun on Twitter)

Arsenal faced complications convincing player to extend contract

Mikel Arteta says Arsenal had to undo a 'really complicated' situation before they could convince Folarin Balogun to extend his contract.

Key Arsenal u23 absence provides first-team hint

Arsenal u23s drew with Leicester City on Monday to leave them one point away from securing safety in Premier League 2 but where was Folarin Balogun?
Folarin Balogun signing his new long-term contract with Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Official: Folarin Balogun confirms the length of his new contract

Arsenal have finally confirmed a new contract for Folarin Balogun, posting the news on the social media pages on Monday.
Folarin Balogun ahead of a game for the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Highly-rated Arsenal teenager travels with first-team squad again

Folarin Balogun was with the Arsenal squad as the extra man against Everton once again, as he continues to push for first-team involvement.
Mikel Arteta speaks with Folarin Balogun ahead of his debut against Dundalk (Photo via Twitter)

Arsenal 19yo academy striker ready to push for first-team spot

Mikel Arteta thinks Folarin Balogun will be pushing all of Arsenal's first-team strikers for a spot in the team, after earning his chance at senior level.
Folarin Balogun ahead of a game for the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

New contract behind Folarin Balogun’s squad return

Although he was just the extra man on this occasion, Folarin Balogun made another step forward on Sunday by featuring in Arsenal's travelling squad.
Folarin Balogun celebrates his hat-trick against Brighton u23s (Photo via David Price)

Arteta confirms Folarin Baolgun contract ‘very close’ as striker scores again

Mikel Arteta has confirmed that Folarin Balogun is on the verge of signing a new Arsenal contract.
UEFA Europa League Group B, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 10/12/2020. Dundalk vs Arsenal Arsenal's Folarin Balogun celebrates scoring his side's fourth goal of the game. Copyright: INPHO / Ryan Byrne

Folarin Balogun scores 4th in 3 games in vital Arsenal u23 win

Folarin Balogun scored for the Arsenal u23s in a crucial win on Monday, amid recent reports of an imminent contract extension.
Folarin Balogun faces off against the Leicester City u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Folarin Balogun always wanted to stay – 4-year deal imminent

Folarin Balogun always wanted to stay at Arsenal throughout his protracted contract negotiations, but he just wanted assurances over his future first-team involvement.
DUBLIN, IRELAND: Folarin Balogun of Arsenal scores their sides fourth goal past Gary Rogers of Dundalk during the UEFA Europa League Group B stage match between Dundalk FC and Arsenal FC at Aviva Stadium on December 10, 2020. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Folarin Balogun contract announcement expected

Folarin Balogun's contract extension with Arsenal is expected to be announced on Wednesday, with Mikel Arteta's first-team assurances proving key.
Arsenal's English striker Eddie Nketiah celebrates after he scores the team's first goal during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on June 25, 2020. (Photo by Mike Hewitt / POOL / AFP)

Eddie Nketiah edges closer to Arsenal exit after Balogun update

Folarin Balogun's imminent contract extension and Gabriel Martinelli's long-term deal seemingly makes Eddie Nketiah the 'odd man out' at Arsenal.
Folarin Balogun celebrates his hat-trick against Brighton u23s (Photo via David Price)

4-year Arsenal deal on verge of being signed by Folarin Balogun

In a rather surprising turnaround, Folarin Balogun is now close to signing a new contract with Arsenal, according to reports.
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

Arsenal striker deletes all his Instagram posts amid exit speculation

Folarin Balogun deleted or hid all but three of his Instagram posts amid an absence from action and speculation around his future.
Folarin Balogun in training with Arsenal (Photo via Instagram)

Folarin Balogun and other u23s join first-team training

A few members of the Arsenal u23s are getting the chance to train with the first team in the absence of some of the senior internationals this week.
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

Folarin Balogun scores special goal for Arsenal u23s

Folarin Balogun got back on the scoresheet with a fantastic effort to earn Arsenal a point away to the Everton u23s on Sunday.
Folarin Balogun joining the Arsenal squad travelling for their Europa League match (Photo via Balogun on Twitter)

6 Arsenal youngsters set for summer exit

Six Arsenal u23s are set to leave the club in the summer as things stand, though that could still change in the coming months.
Folarin Balogun celebrates his hat-trick against Brighton u23s (Photo via David Price)

Arsenal fans will love what Folarin Balogun told Mikel Arteta

Arsenal fans are worried that Folarin Balogun will leave on a free so what has he been saying to Mikel Arteta? The manager let's us know...
Folarin Balogun on his debut for Arsenal against Dundalk (Photo via Balogun on Twitter)

AC Milan want Folarin Balogun to partner Zlatan Ibrahimovic

AC Milan are considering Folarin Balogun on a free transfer this summer but much depends on Zlatan Ibrahimovic's situation
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.
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.
Folarin Balogun celebrates his hat-trick against Brighton u23s (Photo via David Price)

Deadline-day decision made on Folarin Balogun

Folarin Balogun will remain with Arsenal until the end of the season at least, with the player not set to complete a deadline-day transfer.
Folarin Balogun celebrates his hat-trick against Brighton u23s (Photo via David Price)

Folarin Balogun scores Arsenal hat-trick & provides assist in 5-0 u23 win

Folarin Balogun scored a hat-trick to continue his recent run of form as the Arsenal u23s made it five wins in a row on Friday.
Folarin Balogun with the Arsenal u21s (Photo via David Price on Twitter)

Arsenal won’t play talented teenager unless he extends his deal

Arsenal don't intend to bring Folarin Balogun into the first-team fold again unless he signs a new contract, according to a report.
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

Folarin Balogun contract reports not true says trusted journalist

RB Leipzig haven't made any official bid to sign Folarin Balogun this summer, contrary to recent reports of a pre-contract agreement with the club.
Folarin Balogun of Arsenal celebrates his goal during the UEFA Europa League match between Molde and Arsenal on November 26, 2020 in Molde. Photo: Marius Simensen / BILDBYRAN

Arsenal, Balogun, Sven Mislintat, VfB Stuttgart and an agent

Not long after Mikel Arteta blamed Folarin Balogun's agent for the problems securing a deal, The Athletic popped up with an excusive claiming the player was on the verge of signing a pre-contract with a foreign club in a piece that absolutely stank of agent games, but was it?
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 of Arsenal scores during the UEFA Europa League match between Molde and Arsenal on November 26, 2020 in Molde. Photo: Marius Simensen / BILDBYRAN

Balogun close to pre-contract exit despite Arteta comments

Folarin Balogun appears close to agreeing an Arsenal exit, despite Mikel Arteta insisting the player wants to stay earlier today.
Mikel Arteta speaks with Folarin Balogun ahead of his debut against Dundalk (Photo via Twitter)

Arsenal striker in talks with Bundesliga club over free transfer

Folarin Balogun is in conversation with VfB Stuttgart over a possible transfer as he runs down his contract, according to a report in Germany.