Everton and West Ham United have emerged as potential suitors for Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun, as reported by 90min.
Alongside Crystal Palace, Fulham, and Brentford, these Premier League clubs have reportedly made contact with the player’s representatives regarding a potential transfer during the upcoming summer transfer window.
Balogun, who spent last season on loan at Reims from Arsenal, has attracted considerable interest, with the aforementioned clubs keen to secure his services.
The 21-year-old forward has expressed his desire to avoid signing a new contract only to be sent out on loan again, prompting Arsenal to instruct his representatives to actively seek a new club for him.
According to the report, Arsenal is now prepared to offload Balogun, who is also an international player for the United States.
Considering the Gunners’ imminent signing of German international forward Kai Havertz from Chelsea, it would be logical for them to capitalize on Balogun’s transfer value at this stage.
The fact that West Ham and Everton have already made contact regarding the American striker indicates a significant level of interest in his abilities.
Balogun would be wise to explore these options, given the promising opportunities they present.
Notably, during his loan spell at Reims last season, Balogun showcased his talent by scoring an impressive 21 goals and providing two assists in 34 Ligue 1 starts.
This track record further highlights his potential and adds weight to the growing interest from Premier League clubs vying for his signature.