Done Deal Confirmed: Arsenal Complete The Signing of Star Winger

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Hale end graduate Emile Smith Rowe has signed his first professional contract with the club.

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.”

Smith Rowe made his first appearance for Arsenal’s Under-23 team last season at the age of 16.

The Cockfosters local also played 15 times for the Gunners’ academy side, scoring six goals.

He has won eight caps at Under-17 level for England.

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