Teenage starlet taking a huge and brave risk as he closes in on Arsenal move

Barcelona wonderkid Joel Lopez has turned down an offer of a contract with the Spanish giants and is set to join Arsenal according to The Mirror.
What’s the story?
The 15-year-old has been part of the famous Barcelona academy La Masia for seven years, which has seen the likes of Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi and Carles Puyol pass through its doors.
However, the defender has decided against following in the paths of those Barcelona legends and has instead opted to move to Arsenal where he feels first-team opportunities will arise more quickly.
Lopez turns 16 next year and will sign a...
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