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Arsenal risk losing highly-rated starlet in contract stand-off

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Arsenal are set for major changes this summer, which is likely to see a wealth of departures from the Emirates Stadium, but not all of those leaving north London are players that the Gunners want to lose.

Amidst those potentially leaving on a free transfer is highly-rated goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo, who The Mirror state is attracting the interest of RB Leipzig and Celtic as he edges towards a potential bosman transfer.

16-year-old Okonkwo is highly-rated at Arsenal, and wants to stay with the club, but a new deal is yet to be agreed, although the Gunners have offered a scholarship deal where a professional contract will follow when he turns 17.

Given Arsenal’s goalkeeping woes, Okonkwo is seen as having a genuine chance of breaking into the first-team in the coming years and he’s already highly-regarded by England’s own youth set-up, which means there will be no shortage of offers if he does leave the club.

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