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Arsenal chief Edu praises contract rebel Balogun after U23 hat-trick

Arsenal chief Edu was happy for Folarin Balogun after is hat-trick for the U23s.

Balogun was left out of the Arsenal side to play Southampton which appeared to be a cause of frustration.

In the aftermath of his side's loss he posted a video on social media of him scoring a hat-trick in Arsenal U23s' 5-0 win over Brighton on Friday.

Edu didn't let the opportunity pass and posted a series of emojis praising the 19-year-old's performance.

He eluded to him being a "top baller" as the club look to convince him to stay put.

Balogun's contract is due to expire in June.

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