When Arsenal despatched Folarin Balogun on mortgage to Stade Reims, few eyebrows had been raised. The ahead had just one begin beneath his belts for the Gunners – and solely that got here as a result of a placing disaster that left Mikel Arteta with out his first three choices.

His mortgage spell could not be going any higher. He is scored 14 targets in his first 20 Ligue 1 appearances beneath English boss Will Nonetheless – that is greater than Kylian Mbappe and over half of Reims’ targets altogether. He is netted a last-minute winner in opposition to PSG, a hat-trick in opposition to Lorient and with three nations vying for his citizenship, he may need massive choices to make at each membership and worldwide degree.