Arsenal Youngster Sign First Professional Contract
Arsenal are known for developing youngsters during Arsene Wenger’s 21-year reign at the Emirates Stadium.
Despite the Frenchman’s departure, the Gunners still maintain the manager’s philosophy as they have reportedly awarded new and first professional contracts to some of their youngsters.
According to club’s official site Arsenal.com, the North London club have offered Irish youngster Jordan McEneff his first professional contract.
The Irish youngster joined the Gunners during last season at the age of 17 but the attacking midfielder was injured throughout the season.
However, the player has featured in eight games this season and has impressed the Gunners hierarchy, who are rewarding his majestic display with new contract.
McEneff might be given his first-team debut by Unai Emery in the League Cup this season, should he continue to impress with the youth setup.
The young player couldn’t hide his joy while speaking to the media outlet over his new contract.
According to him, it’s a dream come true and he is set to justify his place in the club’s youth team.
Apart from McEneff, Tobi Omole also signed his first professional contract with the Gunners.
Unlike McEneff, the England prodigy joined the team at the age of six and has progressed through the ranks prior to his first professional deal with the Emirates Stadium outfits.