On an evening where all the talk was about Hector Bellerin and Kieran Tierney returning from injury, another Arsenal starlet caught the eye against Wolves in an Under-23’s clash on Friday.
Folarin Balogun scored both goals in the 2-2 draw at New Bucks Head Stadium, taking his tally to six goals in as many appearances this season after making the step up from the Under-18’s.
The forward is one of several talented youngsters in the Gunners’ academy and is pushing for a first-team debut.
With Eddie Nketiah joining Leeds United on loan for the season, an opportunity is there for the likes of Balogun as well as Tyreece-John Jules to step up as back-up to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
And with Alexandre Lacazette not expected back until next month, there’s a chance for one of the…