Arsenal close to keeping wonderkid Kido Taylor-Hart at the club with long-term contract despite interest from other Premier League clubs and abroad… as Mikel Arteta tips 18-year-old to be star of the future
- Arsenal are close to sealing a new deal for academy wonderkid Kido Taylor-Hart
- The 18-year-old’s contract was up this summer and several clubs were interested
- The winger was wanted by clubs in England, Germany, Holland and Belgium
- Taylor-Hart scored 11 goals in 30 games for Arsenal’s youth teams last season
- The Gunners believe Taylor-Hart has the potential to be a key player in the future
Arsenal are close to agreeing a new long-term deal with starlet Kido Taylor-Hart.
England youth winger Taylor-Hart is on the verge of committing his future to Arsenal in a major boost for the north Londoners.
The 18 year-old’s previous deal expired this summer and he had attracted interest from clubs in the Premier League, Germany, Holland and Belgium.
Arsenal are close to agreeing a new long-term deal with young academy star Kido Taylor-Hart
The 18-year-old was wanted by teams in the Premier League, Germany, Holland and Belgium
But talks have continued over a new contract to keep him at the Emirates and an agreement, of at least three years, is now close.
Arsenal believe Taylor-Hart has the potential to be a key player in the future and have managed to persuade him they can provide a pathway to their first-team.
Taylor-Hart, a skilful, tall and two footed attacker who can play on both flanks and through the middle, enjoyed an impressive campaign last term, scoring 11 goals and setting up five more in 30 games for Arsenal’s youth sides.
Mikel Arteta’s first-team travel to Scotland and America during pre-season and Taylor-Hart could now be involved in their tours this month, especially with Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli unavailable due to their international exploits.
Mikel Arteta and the Arsenal hierarchy have tipped Taylor-Hart as a star for the future
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