Arsenal fans are talking about Folarin Balogun.
The 19-year-old made quite the impression in the Europa League group phase this season, scoring twice and registering an assist in three substitute appearances.
Although, he’s yet to be given a Premier League debut by Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta.
And it remains to be seen if he will still be at the club for the 2021/22 season as his contract expires at the end of the current campaign.
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Earlier in the month, there was talk of a pre-contract agreement with RB Leipzig which was swiftly refuted by Fabrizio Romano who claims Balogun has received more than 15 offers but is stalling on a new deal with the Gunners as he wants to play first-team football.
But amid all the speculation regarding his future, the teenager has let his football do the talking.
Named in the U23’s starting XI for their Premier League 2 clash against Brighton & Hove Albion on Friday evening, Balogun did what he does best – score goals.
The striker netted a hat-trick in a 5-0 win for the young Gunners with Miguel Azeez and Nikolaj Moller also on the scoresheet.
As expected, there has been a big reaction to Balogun’s hat-trick on social media.
Judging by the responses, some fans are of the opinion that sorting out Balogun’s contract should be technical director Edu’s final mission in the January transfer window.
Take a look at what’s been said on Twitter…
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