Talented young striker Michelle Agyemang has committed to signing a professional deal when she turns 18 in February.
The England youth international joined the club at just six years of age and showed great promise last season across five substitute appearances, making her first-team debut at just 16 years of age and scoring her first goal against Leeds United.
"This club is like a family to me," Michelle told Arsenal.com. "Being at the club for so long, it's interesting to see how far I've come and what I've been able to achieve this season. It's my childhood club and I'm really grateful for the opportunities that I've had.
"I'd say objectively, it's been a really successful season for me. Obviously at such a young age to be doing what I'm doing, I'm really grateful for the opportunities and didn’t expect to have come this far already, so I'm really proud of myself for what I've done."
On top of working hard to impress head coach Jonas Eidevall, Michelle has also been putting in hours of revision to complete her studies.
"It's quite difficult to balance exams alone without football, with football it's quite difficult, but without the challenge you don't really succeed so, it's been decent and done well. It's quite helpful having people around me that are all in the same boat too. Obviously everyone is going through the same challenge, but we just have to persevere and get through it!"
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