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If this report is anything to go by, AllNigerianSoccer are reporting Arsenal have completed the signing of Nigerian Under 17 international Kelechi Nwakali after having medicals in January.
All Nigeria Soccer quote an official who says Arsenal new signing will be handed the number 25 shirt when he arrives.
“Arsenal have informed us that Kelechi has been handed the number 25 jersey. He was trying to get that number because of Kanu Nwankwo, so he’s happy they gave it to him,” said the head of the ASJ Academy Emeka Amajiriaku.
The report further claims the midfielder recently signed a five-year deal with the club.
Although the club is yet to officially announce the deal, Diamond football academy has confirmed the player is set to move to the Emirates.
The midfielder’s contract at Arsenal kicks off when he officially clocks 18 in June this year and will be eligible to feature for the Gunners in the July preseason without incurring the wrath of FIFA.