The USA international was tipped for big things in North London after a number of prolific campaigns at youth level
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Monaco have completed the signing of Folarin Balogun on a five-year deal from Arsenal.
Monaco have reportedly submitted a £35m offer for Arsenal centre-forward Folarin Balogun.
Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun is reportedly open to joining London rivals Chelsea before the end of the summer transfer window.
Chelsea have reportedly made contact over a deal for Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun.
Arsenal have reportedly rejected an offer from Monaco for striker Folarin Balogun.
Inter Milan have reportedly switched their attention to Arsenal forward Folarin Balogun after dropping their interest in Chelsea’s Romelu Lukaku.
Balogun has just enjoyed the best season of his career, contributing 21 goals and three assists from 37 appearances in Ligue 1 during a loan spell at Reims.
Arsenal have reportedly told Folarin Balogun that he is free to find a new club this summer.
Folarin Balogun, who spent last season on-loan with Reims, has just made his debut for the United States of America.
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When the Gunners allowed Balogun to link up with Reims on loan for 2022-23, it was in the hope that their academy graduate would finally earn regular senior football.
The 21-year-old, who was born in New York and moved to England when he was two, was eligible to play for the USA, England or Nigeria at senior level.
The Gunners have enjoyed their best Premier League campaign for two decades, with Mikel Arteta’s side sitting six points clear at the top
The on-loan Arsenal striker has been in sensational form for French side Reims, scoring 16 goals in 26 Ligue 1 appearances so far this season.
When the Gunners allowed the forward to move to the Ligue 1 outfit last summer, it was primarily for the player to receive regular game time in a top-tier league.
After struggling to make much of an impact on loan at Middlesbrough for the second half of last season, it was crucial for Arsenal to get Balogun’s next move right, and they certainly did just that.
The 21-year-old striker has been making waves while on loan at Reims in France, where he is currently the league’s top scorer with 15 goals.
Reims hosted Troyes made light work of them, running out 4-0 winners in a clash that saw Balogun bag his 15th league goal of the season.
The 21-year-old has unexpectedly stormed to the top of the Ligue 1 goalscoring charts during his loan spell with Reims, scoring 14 goals in 21 top-flight matches.