Arsenal sign highly gifted youngster from Ajax. [Piture: Instagram]
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is planning a major title push next season and the boss is aware of the need to bring in only the best in the summer to achieve his target.
Wenger himself confirmed he would sign only “top players” in the summer, and this has seen the club linked to an avalanche of star players in recent weeks.
This news was confirmed by Ajax youngster Donyell Malen who took to Instagram account to announce that he has signed a contract with Arsenal.
According to reports, Arsenal fended off stiff competition from Barcelona and Manchester United to land the 16-year-old star.
With the youngster taking to Instagram to upload pictures of him signing a deal with Arsenal’s Chief negotiator Dick Law and his famous agent Mino Raiola.
The picture was reportedly taken down after some minutes and his account deleted shortly after, but not fast enough to stop it from going viral in the media.
Wim Jonk –who is the Academy manager at Ajax Amsterdam spoke to the club’s website per the Daily Mail.
“Donyell is a great talent, it is extremely unfortunate that he is leaving” he seemed disappointed though saying
“the potential is clear and the opportunity will come with Ajax”
“we have made him an excellent offer and presented him with a clear development plan. If the player still makes another choice”
“we are continuing with the guys who do believe in it”
He is expected to join Arsenal’s youth setup after turning down a contract at Ajax and work his way up to securing a professional contract then a first team place in a few years.