Tag: Folarin Balogun

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.
Eddie Nketiah and 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)

Arsenal teenager 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)

Arsenal striker contract announcement expected on Wednesday

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.
Folarin Balogun on his debut for Arsenal against Dundalk (Photo via Balogun on Twitter)

David Ornstein provides update on Balogun as Arsenal exit looks likely

Folarin Balogun is still in talks with Arsenal over a new contract, but his departure as a free agent is looking increasingly likely.
Folarin Balogun faces off against the Leicester City u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ‘not even surprised’ about Folarin Balogun

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang thinks Miguel Azeez and Folarin Balogun both have big potential, after they recently made their senior debuts.
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)

Update on Folarin Balogun Arsenal contract talks amid interest from Europe

There's still no progress on a new contract for Folarin Balogun, who is open to a move abroad if he doesn't extend his deal, according to a report.
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.
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)

Arsenal academy stars show Arteta their worth vs Dundalk

On Thursday night, Folarin Balogun, Miguel Azeez, and Ben Cottrell underlined the role the Arsenal academy can play for Mikel Arteta.
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 makes Arsenal demands known

Arsenal and Folarin Balogun aren't close to a contract extension just yet, with the player wanting assurances over his involvement with the first team.
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

Arteta: Balogun wants to stay, we want him to stay

Mikel Arteta claims Folarin Balogun wants to stay at Arsenal, after a goal for the first-team in the academy striker's second appearance.
Mikel Arteta speaks with Folarin Balogun ahead of his debut against Dundalk (Photo via Twitter)

Arteta explains what changed with Balogun to reopen talks

Mikel Arteta has confirmed that Arsenal have opened talks with Folarin Balogun over a new contract, despite a previous breakdown in negotiations.
Mikel Arteta speaks with Folarin Balogun ahead of his debut against Dundalk (Photo via Twitter)

Arsenal back in talks with Folarin Balogun

Arsenal have restarted contract negotiations with young academy striker Folarin Balogun, according to David Ornstein.
Folarin Balogun joining the Arsenal squad travelling for their Europa League match (Photo via Balogun on Twitter)

3 promotions, 1 return: The 4 stepping up to Arsenal’s first-team squad

Miguel Azeez, Folarin Balogun, Ben Cottrell, and Emile Smith Rowe are all joining the Arsenal senior squad for Thursday night after their recent u23 appearances.
Nikolaj Moller with the Arsenal u23s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

New Arsenal signing stars as u23s thrash Blackburn 6-0

The Arsenal u23s thrashed Blackburn Rovers 6-0 in a surprising first win of the Premier League 2 season on Friday.
Mikel Arteta speaks with Folarin Balogun ahead of his debut against Dundalk (Photo via Twitter)

Sheffield United circle for highly-rated Arsenal youngster left out on Thursday

Sheffield United will continue to follow Folarin Balogun's situation despite an unsuccessful summer move and their signing of Rhian Brewster.
Folarin Balogun on his debut for Arsenal against Dundalk (Photo via Balogun on Twitter)

Folarin Balogun will leave Arsenal for free next year

Folarin Balogun will stay with Arsenal this season and leave on a free transfer next summer with no plans to extend his contract.
Mikel Arteta speaks with Folarin Balogun ahead of his debut against Dundalk (Photo via Twitter)

Arteta, Willock & Balogun react to his debut: Will it help him stay?

Folarin Balogun made his debut for the Arsenal first team on Thursday against Dundalk, amid speculation around his future.
Nikolaj Moller with the Arsenal u23s in training (Photo via Moller on Instagram)

Arsenal academy roundup: Möller debut goal for u23s, u18s win well

It was a mixed day for the Arsenal academy, with the u18s pulling off a comeback win but the u23s losing in bizarre circumstances despite a Nikolaj Möller debut goal.