Joe Willock has joined Newcastle United on loan until the end of the season.
The England youth international, who has featured 17 times for us across all competitions this season, has moved to the Magpies to gain further first-team experience.
Technical director Edu said: “Joe is a talented young player and an important member of our first-team squad. This can be seen in the number of appearances he has made for us in recent seasons.
"At this stage of his career, we have decided together with Joe, that it will benefit his development greatly to enjoy a loan period playing regular first-team football. We thank our counterparts at Newcastle United for their collaboration and we wish Joe all the best with his loan move.”
Mikel Arteta said: “Joe is a young player with great ability who is progressing very well and we are happy with his continued development. At this moment in his career, Joe needs to be playing regularly. At Newcastle United, he is going to a very good club with a top quality manager and staff. We all wish Joe the very best at Newcastle until the end of the season.”
The 21-year old, who signed as a full-time scholar in 2015 after coming through all age groups at our Hale End Academy, has made 77 first-team appearances since making his Arsenal debut in the League Cup in September 2017.
Everyone at Arsenal wishes Joe well during his time with Newcastle United.
The loan deal is subject to the completion of regulatory processes.
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