Highly-rated Arsenal youngster Stefan O'Connor has agreed his first professional contract with the club, Sky Sports understands.
O'Connor is highly-regarded within the corridors of power at the Emirates and he has been handed a three-year pro deal as reward for his progress.
The talented centre-half has been called up to train with the first-team squad this season and is tipped for a big future at Arsenal.
The 17-year-old is a regular in the club's Under-21s side and he also featured in this season's UEFA Youth League.
Arsene Wenger is thought to be a big admirer of O'Connor and is keeping tabs on his progress by inviting him to train with the first-team squad.