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Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun proud to pen pro deal

Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun has signed his first professional contract with the club.

The 17-year-old striker has scored 13 goals so far this season for the under-18s side.

Flo, as he is known amongst his team mates, is an academy graduate, having been at the club since he was 10 years old.

Balogun's deal follows Zach Medley's new contract penned earlier this week.

"It feels really good. I've been at the club since I was young, so I'm just happy that I've been given the opportunity to push on," Balogun told arsenal.com.

"It's been a rollercoaster of a journey with a lot of ups and downs, but I'm glad that my hard work has been noticed and it's starting to pay off."

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