Arsenal have tied down Italian starlet Arturo Lupoli on a professional contract at Highbury.
The 17-year-old joined on a scholarship from Serie A club Parma in the summer and after impressing for the Gunners' reserve side, scoring three goals
in two games, Arsene Wenger was keen to keep hold of him.
Lupoli has also represented Arsenal's under-18s twice, scoring four goals.
On the international stage he has been capped by Italy at under-16 and under-17 levels.
The teenager is able to play for his new club in Europe as he was registered for the Champions League.
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