Leyton Orient youngster Jay Beckford has joined Arsenal after the Premier League side met his valuation. The O’s will receive compensation in line with the Elite Player Performance Programme agreement.
Beckford has featured for Orient’s under-15s this season, he was also called up to the England Under-15 squad in November last year.
He will join former Leyton Orient youth player Kaylen Hinds in the Arsenal academy. Hinds made the move from East London to North London as a 14 year-old in 2012.