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Folarin Balogun is quite clearly a rising star at Arsenal.

And it’s not only because he scored 10 goals in 15 appearances for the Gunners’ Under-23 side this past season.

It’s also because Arsenal rejected a £5 million approach from Brentford for the 18-year-old hitman in January [The Daily Mail], which underlines what the club think of him.

There have been some suggestions in the media that Balogun could leave Arsenal this summer, while other opinion-based articles for numerous publications have suggested that now is the time to stay in North London, amid doubts about Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s future in England.



In any case, the New York-born striker has sent out an interesting and cryptic tweet, posting a number of ‘hourglass’ emojis in response to a compilation of his goalscoring exploits.

What does it mean?

It could mean a couple of things:

A) He’s hinting that he might get chances in Mikel Arteta’s senior side, having failed to make his competitive debut for Arsenal of yet.

B) He might be hinting that a new contract is on the horizon

C) He might be suggesting that it’s only a matter of time before he leaves.

There’s definitely meaning behind Balogun’s tweet and it’ll be interesting to see what it is, but it’s probably either A or B.

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