Matt Macey: Arsenal sign young Bristol Rovers goalkeeper

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Premier League side Arsenal have signed 18-year-old goalkeeper Matt Macey from Bristol Rovers.

The teenager, who had been on trial with the Gunners, is out of contract, although Rovers will receive a compensation fee.

Bristol Rovers chairman Nick Higgs told the club website:external-link "We wish Matt every success for the future and hope he has an excellent career in the Premiership.

"We could not stand in his way when this offer came in."