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According to reports, Nigerian international Kelechi Nwakali is close to joining Arsenal after completing medicals and the player agreed personal terms with the Gunners.
Nwakali who guided Nigeria to win the FIFA Under-17 world cup last November will join the Gunners as he has agreed a five-year contract.
The Gunners will reportedly pay a transfer fee of about £3 million to the Diamond Football Academy as part of the deal.
Nwakali visited the Emirates in January and spoke to the club about a move back then.
Diamond Football Academy president has confirmed Nwakali’s move to Arsenal.
“Kelechi Nwakali was with Arsenal but came back from London to join the national team,”Diamond Football Academy president Martin Apugo said.
“He will travel this month to Arsenal, he is still in the Flying Eagles camp.
“He has agreed a five-year contract, he is a player of Arsenal.”