Collect levels! Arsenal set to loan Folarin Balokan to Middlesbrough

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Arsenal’s young forward Folarin Balokan Prepare to pack things and move to play with Middlesbrough On loan in January

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The 20-year-old forward has been in Arsenal’s first team this season. with limited playing opportunities For the remainder of the season. He was left out to gain experience in the Championship.

Fabrizio Romano, speaking to the Italian transfer market. reports that Arsenal have reached an agreement with Middlesbrough. There will be a physical examination on Tuesday. 

Balokan has made just four first-team appearances in the Premier League this season. It featured in the next game สมัคร ufabet against Chelsea as a substitute. Since then, he has never played in the Premier League again. While in Cup football he has featured in League Cup games against AFC, Wimbledon and Sunderland.

He has been outstanding for Arsenal‘s academy team this season, scoring 15 goals in 13 games.

Though having signed a new four-year contract in April 2021. He is certainly in the club’s long-term plans despite his lack of action this term.

And a loan switch to Middlesbrough currently sit just outside the Championship play-off places in seventh. It will provide a much-needed platform to progress his career.

Boro boss Chris Wilder is a huge admirer of Balogun after his unsuccessful attempt to bring the England Under-21 striker to Sheffield United in 2020.

We’re delighted to get Flo in,’ Wilder said on Wednesday. He’s a player. I’ve known about for a long time and we identified him as someone who could come in and improve us in the second half of the season.

He has great movement good pace. He’s a natural finisher. We’re looking forward to working with him.

Balogun has made 10 appearances for Arsenal since receiving his senior debut in October 2020, scoring two goals.