Live it on October 5 Arsenal officially announced that young defender Dan Ballard (Dan Ballard) has joined the League of Blackpool on loan for one season.
Dan Ballard joined the Arsenal youth academy at the age of 8. In 2018, he signed his first professional contract with the club. In May 2019, Arsenal signed a new contract with Ballard, who has made considerable progress.
丹·巴拉德（Dan Ballard）于8岁时加入阿森纳青年学院。2018年，他与俱乐部签署了他的第一份职业合同。 2019年5月，阿森纳与巴拉德（Ballard）签订了新合同，后者取得了长足的进步。
The 21-year-old Ballard plays as a defender on the court and is a Northern Ireland international. In September of this year, he represented Northern Ireland in the UEFA Europa League match against Romania and Norway. He was also selected for the new Northern Ireland squad and will represent the national team in matches against Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria and Norway.
Ballard used to lead Arsenal U18 into the FA Youth Cup final as the captain. He is also the regular main player for Arsenal to participate in the Premier League Youth League. Last season, he was loaned to Swindon, but he ended his loan career early due to injury. After recovering his health, he played well in the friendly match against Milton Keynes in August this year.