Market. Folarin Balogun arrives on loan at Stade de Reims

At the time of the formalization of the arrival of Junya Ito, who moreover played his first minutes with the Stade de Reims this Sunday, July 31 against Sassuolo (2-2), Jean-Pierre Caillot had confirmed negotiations in course to recruit a central striker to compensate for the departure in the form of a loan with compulsory purchase option of Hugo Ékitiké at Paris Saint-Germain.

Medical visit this Monday, July 31

The Champagne club is about to obtain the loan of Folarin Balogun (21 years old), from Arsenal (England). Trained at the Gunners, the player with American and British passports started in the 2020-2021 season with the London professional team, with which he especially distinguished himself in the Europa League (2 goals and 1 assist in 5 games). Last season, the English international Espoirs played two matches in the Premier League before being loaned to Middlesbrough (D2) in the winter transfer window (3 goals and 3 assists in 18 games).

Arrived this Sunday in Reims, he should have his medical examination this Monday August 1 during the day.

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