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Folarin Balogun breaks his silence amid Arsenal transfer decision with cryptic social media post

Folarin Balogun has taken to social media amid reports he’s set to leave Arsenal in the summer transfer window.

The 18-year-old is regarded as one of the more promising youngsters currently on the books at the Emirates Stadium and as been tipped for a first-team breakthrough in the near future.

Having averaged a goal every 62 minutes in the club’s U18 title-winning season last season as well as netted 10 goals and weighing in with four assists in 15 appearances in Premier League 2 this term, there are high hopes for Balogun.

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Although, his future is set to be away from north London.

The teenager has entered the final 12 months of his deal at the Emirates Stadium and will be sold when the summer transfer window opens as he club look to avoid losing him for nothing next year, The Athletic’s David Ornstein states.

As expected, this report has garnered a big reaction from Arsenal fans on social media.

Many are concerned that Balogun could become the latest ‘one that got away’ for the Gunners, having seen the likes of Jeff Reine-Adelaide and Donyell Malen excel elsewhere since leaving the club.

Take a look at some of the best responses right here.

But, what does Balogun think of all the speculation regarding his future?

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Well he might have given somewhat of an insight to what is going on with his latest social media activity

Without saying a single word, Balgoun uploaded an image to Twitter of him in a first-team training session alongside Cedric Soares.

(Image: Image courtesy of @fbalogun67)

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It remains to be seen what the thought process is behind this tweet, but some Arsenal fans responded to the post by urging Balogun to stay.

@VipArsenal said: “Stay! If you are good enough and you believe so, you will get your chance!”

@ThougtsAfc had a similar message: “We love you at Arsenal bro, you’ll have a big future here if you stay! We’re all backing you!”