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According to reports making the round, Arsenal have officially announced they have agreed terms with Joao Virginia as the 17-year-old put pen to paper to sign his first professional contract with the Gunners.
The 17-year-old joined Arsenal from Benfica in 2015 and has been remarkable since hs arrival for the Arsenal’s Under-18 team.
The Portugal youth international, Virginia brilliance earned him a spot of his nation’s squad at the just concluded Olympic Games in Rio.
Virginia is currently Arsenal’s first-choice goalkeeper at U18 level, whilst he has also been named on the bench for the U23s and in the UEFA Youth League.
He will continue to develop and could finally get his chance for the Gunners first team as David Ospina still uncertain while Wojciech Szczesny continues his loan spell in Italy.