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Arsenal complete first summer signing 0

Posted on March 01, 2016 by Nemanja Lazarevic

Arsenal Football Club have completed the first signing for the 2016/2017 season, as they have reportedly recruited Nigerian youngster Kelechi Nwakali from Diamond Football Academy.

The youngster and his representatives were in London last month as a reported £3 million deal was agreed for his services, and his agent has now moved to reveal that the deal has been wrapped up.

“Kelechi has signed a five-year deal with Arsenal,’ the player’s agent told Sports Day. “I won’t be able to mention the exact transfer fee but it is above £2m.”

Arsenal finalizing deals for Nigerian starlets 0

Posted on January 29, 2016 by Milos Markovic

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Gunners are on the verge of signing two talented Nigerian youngsters Kelechi Nwakali and Samuel Chukwueze.

Arsenal manager is hoping to bring the two highly-talented players by the end of the month as their transfers are subject to work permit.

Speaking ahead of the press conference before Arsenal’s FA Cup fourth-round clash with Burnley on Saturday, Arsene Wenger confirmed that deals for the two starlets are imminent.

“Yes. The (talks) are progressing well.”

“Of course there are work permit issues. There are medical issues, because they have to make medicals. It’s progressing well”, said Wenger.

Arsenal set to sign Nigerian starlet 0

Posted on January 27, 2016 by Nemanja Lazarevic

Arsenal Football Club will soon complete the signing of Nigerian youngster Kelechi Nwakali, according to the player’s brother.

The Gunners scouts were impressed with the talented footballer as he starred for the Super Eagles at the Under-17 World Cup in Chile back in November, where was voted Player of the Tournament.

Arsenal officials appear to have wasted no time in an attempt to lure the 17-year-old to the Emirates as they seem to have beaten Manchester City and Bayern Munich to the player’s signature.

According to reports, the Gunners will pay around £3 million for Diamond Football Academy footballers Kelechi Nwakali and Samuel Chukwueze.

Chelsea transfer target confesses love for Arsenal 0

Posted on November 17, 2015 by David Nugent

Reported Chelsea transfer target Kelechi Nwakali has revealed that his favourite English team is in fact Arsenal and not the Blues.

The youngster has been linked with Arsenal, Chelsea and also Manchester City, where his brother Chidiebere currently plies his trade. He has had a trial at City already and could join his brother in the Citizens academy.

However, it seems that City face opposition for the youngster’s signature, after he told Nigerian media: ‘I would love to play for Arsenal,’

‘They are their Premier League club I will like to play for them because they play the best football in the world.’

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