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Arsenal have officially announced they have rewarded Emile Smith Rowe a pro deal at Arsenal.
The Hale End graduate is a part of a string of new players to sign a professional contract at the Emirates. He is an excellent finisher and has been at the club for seven years.
The 17-year-old, who joined the Gunners aged 10, is described as a “pacy winger with a keen eye for goal”.
He previously snubbed interest from Barcelona and Tottenham.
Smith Rowe said on Twitter: “Happy to have signed my first professional contract for @Arsenal.”
A statement on the club’s website: “We’d like to congratulate Emile on his first professional contract and look forward to his continued progress in the year ahead.”