Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern enjoying an early finish from work at the end of a busy week have received some good news from their club, as one signing has crossed the line.
Youth product Marc Bola has confirmed on his Instragram account that he’s penned his first professional contract with Arsenal, having turned 18 earlier this season.
The young defender has starred for the U18’s this season, helping the youngsters reach the semi-finals of the FA Youth Cup, and has also made the jump to the U21’s team, whilst also featuring for the U19’s in the UEFA Youth League.
A product of Arsenal’s esteemed Hale End Academy, Bola will now be hoping to follow in the footsteps of fellow defenders like Hector Bellerin and Kieran Gibbs, who rose into the first-team frame at Arsenal and enjoyed success.
Born and bred in London, Arsenal fans can look forward to seeing a local lad develop into a quality football in the coming years.
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