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SHEFFIELD UNITED obtain been left stunned by Arsenal's £15million demands for teenage striker Folarin Balogun, reports claim.
The Blades are hoping to bolster their attacking options by signing the highly-rated youngster.
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Balogun, 19, is heuristic as the perfect kid alternative to come and challenge for first-team football unbefitting Chris Wilder's tutelage.
But according to the , United retain empirical a £3m charge knocked back - because the Gunners enthusiasm FIVE times that amount.
This despite the actuality that Balogun has never played a first-team game, and has entered the second year of his contract.
The England youth international entrust be release to talk to foreign clubs in January, with the only due a meagre redemption price if he decides to move on then.
And a transact abroad for the New York-born Englishman is believed to be becoming fresh likely.
Although Brentford had a £5m propose knocked back in January.
Balogun was plentiful for Arsenal's Under-18 side, bagging 38 goals in 41 appearances for the kid Gunners.
And his prowess has transferred nicely to Under-23s football, in which he has scored 13 times in 31 outings.
He moreover has three goals in ten England Under-18 caps, having previously represented the United States at the alike age group.
Oli McBurnie and Billy Sharp both failed to hit the snare as Sheffield United slumped to a at Bramall Lane on Monday night.
And Wilder, 52, wants to add to his options that also currently include David McGoldrick, Lys Mousset and Oliver Burke.
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