Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern have raised a glass after another deal crossed the line, marking the second signing in as many days.
The Gunners official website confirmed that young midfielder Savvas Mourgos has signed his first professional contract with Arsenal, having impressed significantly since arriving in north London last year.
18-year-old Mourgos has been a regular in Arsenal’s U18 side this season but his performances have seen him promoted to both the U19 and U21 squad at times this season, featuring in games for both.
Now, the former U18 Greek international has put pen to paper on his first professional contract with Arsenal and the Gunners will be hoping he can continue his develop within the youth ranks before making his jump to the first-team.
With the likes of Hector Bellerin and Alex Iwobi emerging from the youth set-up in recent seasons to enjoy star performances in the first-team, Arsenal fans are optimistic about their future and genuinely believe they have some quality options within their ranks.
It’s unlikely Mourgos will be seen in the first-team this season but there’s a possibility he could feature for the Gunners during the pre-season and perhaps even in the League Cup next term.
Arsenal fans, which youth products are your club do you think will be the next to make the jump to the first-team? Let us know in the comments below!