Tag: Folarin Balogun

Folarin Balogun after signing his new long-term contract with Arsenal (Photo via Balogun on Twitter)

Folarin Balogun completes Middlesbrough medical

Folarin Balogun is expected to complete his move on loan to Middlesbrough in the next day or two with his medical now complete and all terms agreed.
25th August 2021 The Hawthorns, West Bromwich, West Midlands, England EFL Cup Football, West Bromwich Albion versus Arsenal Arsenal players celebrate Alexandre Lacazette& x2019s goal after 69 minutes 0-6 Graham Wilson

8 players who could leave Arsenal in January

The January transfer window is upon us and it is the last chance for Arsenal to obtain a few £££ for a number of players, so who is likely to leave?
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

Arsenal confident striker loan will complete next week

Folarin Balogun is expected to complete a loan move to Middlesbrough next week, with confidence of a deal growing.
Folarin Balogun scoring for the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Talks advanced: Folarin Balogun expected to complete move

Middlesbrough are currently leading the race to sign Folarin Balogun on loan this month, with Arsenal now ready to accept the deal.
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

Arsenal make 7 young players available for loan

Arsenal have made seven of their academy players available for loan moves in the January transfer window, according to a report.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Flo Balogun of Arsenal takes a penalty which is saved by Kjell Scherpen of Brighton & Hove Albion (not pictured) during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal U23 and Brighton & Hove Albion U23 at Emirates Stadium on October 01, 2021. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

Arsenal youngster told to move in January by former Gunner

Former Arsenal striker Alan Smith believes a loan move would be the correct next step for Folarin Balogun in the January transfer window.
James Olayinka and Salah-Eddine Oulad M'hand challenge a Southampton player for the ball (Photo via SouthamptonFC.com)

Arsenal teenager scores 35-yard chip in Southampton u23 win

The Arsenal u23s came from behind again to pick up a key win over Southampton in their Premier League Cup campaign on Sunday.
Folarin Balogun scoring for the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Per Mertesacker confirms plan for Folarin Balogun

Arsenal academy manager Per Mertesacker says Folarin Balogun will most likely go on loan in the January transfer window.
Folarin Balogun celebrating a goal for the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Why Arsenal youngster should win Player of the Month award

Folarin Balogun has been nominated for Premier League 2 Player of the Month, and there's little doubt in my mind he should win the award.
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

David Ornstein gives transfer update on Folarin Balogun

Arsenal will let academy striker Folarin Balogun leave in January on loan until the end of the season, according to David Ornstein.
Folarin Balogun scoring for the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Arsenal u23 boss discusses January loan option for Balogun

Kevin Betsy says Folarin Balogun can be a top-class striker in the future, and the striker is showing excellent professionalism in his current situation.
Folarin Balogun celebrating a goal for the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Balogun scores again in EFL Trophy win over Ipswich Town

The Arsenal u21s came from behind to get their first-ever EFL Trophy knockout win on Wednesday night, inspired by Folarin Balogun again.
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

Young Arsenal forward a wanted man in January

At least three Championship clubs and one Ligue 1 side are scouting Folarin Balogun ahead of the January transfer window, according to a report.
Folarin Balogun celebrates his hat-trick against Brighton u23s (Photo via David Price)

Folarin Balogun needs Arsenal first-team chance after another hat-trick

The Arsenal u23s' makeshift defence struggled in defeat to Derby on Friday night, but Folarin Balogun continued to shine with a hat-trick.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Flo Balogun of Arsenal takes a penalty which is saved by Kjell Scherpen of Brighton & Hove Albion (not pictured) during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal U23 and Brighton & Hove Albion U23 at Emirates Stadium on October 01, 2021. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

Folarin Balogun scores another vital late goal in Arsenal 3-2 win

The Arsenal u23s returned to the top of the Premier League 2 table with another dramatic late goal from Folarin Balogun on Monday night.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND: Folarin Balogun of England celebrates scoring the third goal during the UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifier match between England U21s and Czech Republic U21s on November 11, 2021. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

Goal, injury scare & a red card: Arsenal England youth results for November

Arsenal have four players in action from the England u18s to the u21s this break, here's how they're all getting on.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND: Folarin Balogun of England celebrates scoring the third goal during the UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifier match between England U21s and Czech Republic U21s on November 11, 2021. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

Positive update on Arsenal striker’s international injury concern

Folarin Balogun was forced off in the first half of England's u21 match against Georgia on Tuesday, but his manager says it wasn't an injury.
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

Arsenal striker admits he’s ready for new challenge

Arsenal and England u21 striker Folarin Balogun believes he's ready for a new challenge, he just doesn't know what that is just yet.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND: Folarin Balogun of England scores the third goal during the UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifier match between England U21s and Czech Republic U21s on November 11, 2021. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

Video: Folarin Balogun scores on 1st England u21 start

Folarin Balogun scored on his first start for the England u21s on Thursday night, in a comfortable yet vital win over the Czech Republic.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Flo Balogun of Arsenal takes a penalty which is saved by Kjell Scherpen of Brighton & Hove Albion (not pictured) during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal U23 and Brighton & Hove Albion U23 at Emirates Stadium on October 01, 2021. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

Arsenal u23s pull off unbelievable comeback as Balogun scores again

The Arsenal u23s pulled off a quite incredible comeback to draw with Leicester City and hold onto the Premier League 2 top spot on Saturday.
Brooke Norton-Cuffy with the Arsenal u23s vs Leeds United (Photo via Norton-Cuffy on Instagram)

Arsenal u23s top table as Balogun stars against Leeds United

The Arsenal u23s went top of the PL2 table in front of a big Elland Road crowd after coming from behind twice to beat Leeds United.
Charlie Patino and Marcelo Flores with the England u19s and Mexico u20s respectively (Photo via Patino on Instagram)

Arsenal England youth international results for October

Now that the England u21s to u18s have completed their international fixtures for the break, let's look back at how the Arsenal players did.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Flo Balogun of Arsenal celebrates with teammate Salah Oulad M'Hand after scoring the team's first goal during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal U23 and Brighton & Hove Albion U23 at Emirates Stadium on October 01, 2021. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

Arsenal u23s thrash Everton: Will any face Leeds in the League Cup?

Whilst the first team were dismantling Aston Villa on Friday night, Arsenal's u23s thrashed the Everton u23s at Meadow Park.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Flo Balogun of Arsenal takes a penalty which is saved by Kjell Scherpen of Brighton & Hove Albion (not pictured) during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal U23 and Brighton & Hove Albion U23 at Emirates Stadium on October 01, 2021. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

Arsenal 20yo nominated for Player of the Month award

Folarin Balogun has received an unsurprising nomination for Premier League 2 Player of the Month, after his strong form for the u23s.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Flo Balogun of Arsenal takes a penalty which is saved by Kjell Scherpen of Brighton & Hove Albion (not pictured) during the Premier League 2 match between Arsenal U23 and Brighton & Hove Albion U23 at Emirates Stadium on October 01, 2021. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

6 goals, 4 games: Folarin Balogun scores another u23 brace

Folarin Balogun scored another brace as the Arsenal u23s topped the Premier League 2 table with a win over Brighton on Friday night.
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

7 Arsenal call-ups: England youth international October schedule

Arsenal have received seven call-ups for the England youth teams this October break, on top of their two for the senior side.
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.