Folarin Balogun's journey from Arsenal to Ligue Un's Reims on loan was guided by manager Mikel Arteta's directive to develop holistically.
His time abroad helped him understand this growth, not just on the field but off it as well. Balogun's successful loan spell, scoring 21 goals for Stade de Reims, boosted his confidence, leading to his return to Arsenal with the intention of not going on loan again, which prompted a sale ultimatum.
Despite limited preseason appearances due to injury, Balogun's potential transfer has been marked at £50 million.
Interest from Inter Milan, AS Monaco, Tottenham, Chelsea, and Fulham has emerged, signifying his readiness to move beyond North London while Arsenal aims to gain funds from his sale to balance their expenditures.