Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang raves over future Arsenal star Folarin Balogun

first_img PLAY Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has talked up the talent of Arsenal youngster Florain Balogun (Picture: Getty)Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has hinted Arsenal striking sensation Folarin Balogun is destined to make a major impact a the north London club.The Gabon international has taken the Premier League by storm since his club-record move 14 months ago and is hoping to end his first full season in England as the Golden Boot winner, trailing current leader Sergio Aguero by a single goal.Aubameyang has cemented his status as a pivotal part of Unai Emery’s side but has clearly found time to cast his eye over some of the club’s most exciting youth prospects, too.The likes of Bukayo Saka and Emilie Smith Rowe have already made impressive first team breakthroughs this season and 17-year-old Balogun could follow suit if Aubameyang’s social media activity is anything to go by.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT About Connatix V67539 Coming Next Folarin Balogun has scored 22 goals in 23 appearances this season (Picture: Getty)Balogun has scored an impressive 22 goals in 23 appearances this season and has likened his playing style to that of Aubameyang’s, who is famed for his pace and goalscoring instincts.‘I am the sort of striker that likes to play on the shoulder of the last defender and make runs behind them, similar to the way that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang plays,’ he told Arsenal.com‘I’ve trained a few times with the first team and I feel that I’ve benefitted from being involved with them, especially when playing against experienced defenders which forces you to find different ways of getting in on goal as what works at lower levels does not always work against them.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Read More 1/1 Skip Read More Video Settings Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Read More Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang raves over future Arsenal star Folarin Balogun / Comment SPONSORED 1 min. story Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Skip Ad Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 19 Mar 2019 2:16 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.6kShares Read More by Metro Top articles Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Full Screen Read More Advertisement Advertisementlast_img