Emile Smith Rowe trained with Arsenal’s first team ahead of their Europa League clash against Molde (Picture: Getty)
Arsenal midfielder Emile Smith Rowe will be hoping to make his first appearance of the season in the Gunners’ Europa League clash against Molde.
The 20-year-old spent last season on loan at Huddersfield but he refused to go on loan again this season, despite Mikel Arteta telling the midfielder that he would struggle for game time.
There was plenty of interest in Smith Rowe’s services but the midfielder is adamant he can break into the Gunners’ first team.
And he’s likely to get a chance to stake his claim on Thursday as Smith Rowe was spotted in first team training today ahead of the visit of the Norwegian side to the Emirates.
Smith Rowe is yet to make a senior appearance this season (Picture: Getty)
Another youngster hoping for more minutes is Folarin Balogun.
The striker made his first team debut for the club in a 3-0 win against Dundalk last week and Mikel Arteta has spoke glowingly about the striker’s potential.
However, the 19-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season and he reportedly told the club last summer that he…