Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Nigerian attacking midfielder Kelechi Nwakali from Diamond Football Academy.
The London giant confirmed the signing on their official website, and also hints on a possible loan move for the youngster.
“We have completed the signing of 18-year-old attacking midfielder Kelechi Nwakali from the Diamond Football Academy in Nigeria.
“The Nigeria youth international captained his country to victory in the Fifa Under-17 World Cup in Chile last year, where he won the Player of the Tournament award.
“Kelechi, who joins us as a young professional, will look to gain experience with a loan move in the coming months.
“We would like to welcome him to the club.”