USMNT and Arsenal forward Folarin Balogun has hinted he will leave the Emirates Stadium on a permanent deal this summer.
Speaking after scoring his first goal for the US national team in a 2-0 win over neighbors Canada in the CONCACAF Nations League final yesterday, Balogun said on his future, ” I definitely won’t go on loan again — then I’m not sure what’s going to happen” according to Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano.
Folarin Balogun scored his first goal for USMNT overnight. ✨🇺🇸 #USMNT
On his future says: “I definitely won't go on loan again — then I’m not sure what's going to happen”, Balogun added. #AFC
Meeting will take place between his agents and Arsenal to decide his future soon. pic.twitter.com/fxivluuGaj
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 19, 2023
Folarin Balogun linked with move away
The 21-year-old striker committed his international future with the United States after switching allegiances from England last month and has been rumored of heading for a permanent departure this summer.
Balogun spent last season on loan at French club Reims, for whom he scored a superb tally of 21 goals, and has been linked with an array of top European sides including German club RB Leipzig, Italian giants Inter Milan, as well as French pair Monaco and Marseille and La Liga outfit Villarreal.