Arsenal set £15m asking price for Folarin Balogun after rejecting £3m Sheffield United bid

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Arsenal are holding out for a £15m deal for Folarin Balogun (Getty Images)Arsenal are demanding £15 million for Folarin Balogun after Sheffield United had a bid for the striker rejected, according to reports.The 19-year-old is yet to make his senior debut for Arsenal but was one of the top performers for the Under-23s last season with 10 goals in 16 appearances.The New York-born forward, who has represented England at Under-19 level, has less than a year remaining on his contract with Arsenal.And according to MailOnline, Sheffield United have tried to take advantage of Balogun’s situation by offering the Gunners £3 million.ADVERTISEMENTHowever, the report claims that Arsenal are demanding a ‘structured deal’ worth could be worth £15m after add-ons.AdvertisementAdvertisementSouthampton, Brighton and AC Milan have also expressed an interest in signing Balogun. Folarin Balogun scored 10 goals in 15 appearances for Arsenal’s Under-23s last season (Getty Images)More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityBalogun has already trained with the first-team squad and was even praised by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on social media.After one training session, Aubameyang replied to a tweet about Balogun from Arsenal’s official account with: ‘This boy is fire’.Brentford also expressed an interest in signing Balogun earlier this summer.Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 15 Sep 2020 3:59 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link4.2kShares Arsenal set £15m asking price for Folarin Balogun after rejecting £3m Sheffield United bid Advertisementlast_img

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