Arsenal have confirmed that Emile Smith Rowe has joined Championship side Huddersfield Town for the rest of the season.
This is the second January in succession that the England under-20 international has moved on loan in search of more senior football. Last year he undertook an exciting move to RB Leipzig but featured only three times after a groin injury kept him sidelined for several months.
Smith Rowe has made six appearances for the Gunners this campaign, including a first Premier League start against Everton under interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg.
Speaking about his new recruit, Huddersfield Town Manager Danny Cowley said: “We’re delighted to complete the loan move to bring Emile to the Club today, as it’s the culmination of an ongoing process that began in early November.
“Nicky [Cowley] and I spent a week at Arsenal in the summer and Emile is a player that we know well. We’ve got some good relationships with the Club and we’re very appreciative of them loaning us one of their very best young players.
“Emile will give us the creative link that we’ve been missing. He can play in a range of attacking positions and he can speed up our play. We’re really looking forward to working with him.”
Emile is the second player to leave on loan today. Tyreece John-Jules joined Cowley’s former club Lincoln City this afternoon. We wish them both the best of luck.