OFFICIAL: Zak Swanson joins Dutch side MVV Maastricht on loan for next season

OFFICIAL: Zak Swanson joins Dutch side MVV Maastricht on loan for next season
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  • Swanson joined our youth ranks at the age of 6.
  • He signed his first pro deal in April 2019.
  • The 19-year-old is a versatile full-back, who is able to play in midfield as well.

Following Zech Medley's departure on a season-long spell to Gillingham, Zak Swanson becomes another youngster, who is sent out on loan to get first-team experience.

The 19-year-old will spend the next campaign on loan at Dutch side MVV Maastricht, playing in the second division.

After joining Arsenal at the age of 6, the versatile full-back progressed through the youth ranks to become a key part of our under-18 and under-23 squads.

The teenager signed his first professional contract in April 2019.

Zak's versatility in one of his ley traits. He is equally good at playing both left and right back. Swanson's rich skill set also allows him to be a midfielder.

The 19-year-old played a major role in our under-18s title-winning season in 2018/19. He made 16 outings in Premier League 2 and EFL Trophy during the 2019/20 season.

Source: Arsenal FC

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