Folarin Balogun, Arsenal's highly-touted youngster, has signed a new deal with the club – which will see him stay in London until 2025.
His original deal was set to expire this summer: however, after impressing in his limited first-team minutes, the Gunners have been keen to tie him down to a long-term contract.
“It’s great that Flo (Balogun) will continue to be with us," said Arsenal's technical director Edu.
"He is a very promising young talent and has already shown so much quality in his performances. We are all looking forward to working with him during his continued development in the coming years.”
Mikel Arteta also added: "We have been extremely impressed with Flo this season."
With Balogun's future tied down, here are four more youngsters at Arsenal to keep an eye out for…
Azeez's has already drawn lofty comparisons to Cesc Fabregas; his playmaking ability in the midfield, and his constant eye for goal makes it easy to see why.
However, Azeez himself prefers the comparison to Fabregas' countryman, Sergio Busquets.
The youngster made his first-team debut last December as a substitute in a 4-2 win against Dundalk in the Europa League.
Azeez has been a regular fixture in the England youth set-up, however, he is also eligible for Spain – through his mother – and Nigeria – through his father.
Rekik is still relatively new to North London, and he only arrived at Arsenal in January.
However, he's no stranger to England, having been on the books at Manchester City – alongside his brother Karim.
The Gunners forked out £540,000 to Hertha Berlin for the services of the 19-year-old centre-back.
"If Arsenal had waited a few months, they would have got me without a transfer fee," he told BILD
“Now they have spent so much money on me. I want to repay that with performance. The club is serious about me, and I’m grateful for that.”
Academy chief Per Mertesacker had already identified him as a future talent before Arsenal swooped in for youngster.
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Cirjan was promoted to the first team – permanently – last December when Arteta turned to youth to try to save his job.
The young Romanian, however, had impressed long beforehand.
Despite only being 18, the attacking-midfielder has been fast-tracked through the youth set-up to the first team at the Emirates.
The Romanian has drawn comparisons to Tomas Rosicky, thanks to his technical ability beyond his years, and a quick turn of pace.
Cirjan is still waiting, patiently, in the wings for his professional debut.
Hector Bellerin turned out to be a decent signing for Arsenal, the Spaniard joined Arsenal after graduating from the famed La Masia academy.
With doubts arising about his future, Arsenal believe they already have a ready-made replacement, Joel Lopez.
Like Bellerin, Lopez is a graduate of La Masia, a full-back, and renowned for his pace.
He was included in the Europa League for Arsenal's recent fixture against Slavia Prague.
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