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Southampton enter the race to sign Arsenal starlet Folarin Balogun

Southampton enter the race to sign Arsenal starlet Folarin Balogun after Gunners failed to agree new deal with the prolific striker and turned down £5m from Brentford in January

  • Arsenal are set to lose Balogun, 18, this summer after failing to agree a new deal
  • They reportedly rejected a £5million bid for Folarin Balogun from Brentford 
  • Balogun is yet to make his senior debut but is highly-rated at youth level
  • A number of top European clubs are said to be interested in the 18-year-old

Southampton have joined the list of clubs keen on Arsenal starlet Folarin Balogun.

Arsenal are set to lose Balogun, 18, this summer after failing to agree a new deal with the prolific striker.

Arsenal turned down a £5m offer for Balogun from Championship promotion hopefuls Brentford in January. His current deal expires next summer.

Arsenal are ready to sell 18-year-old striker Folarin Balogun after failing to tie him down

But the Gunners have been unable to convince Balogun to extend his contract and that the Emirates remains the best place for his development, either with…