Arsenal's Under-18 goalkeeper Daniel Barden trialled for Norwich in October 2018 in a 7-0 defeat against Spurs. He was offered a contract in November but the deal wasn't formally announced until 24th January 2019.
Barden signed scholarship terms with Arsenal in 2017. Barden was named on the bench for Arsenal U18s as a schoolboy and made seven appearances at that level, while he was a substitute for both legs of the FA Youth Cup final against Chelsea in 2017/18. The Hale End product also made the bench for the U23s but the continued development of Arthur Okonkwo and the arrival of Karl Hein pushed him further down the pecking order.
On 13th July 2019, it was announced that Barden had joined Isthmian League side Bury Town on a season long loan to gain experience of men's football.
n September 2019, he was called up by Wales Under-19s for a tournament in Denmark. He made his debut in a 2-2 draw with Norway on 9th Septembe r2019.