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Reports claim Arsenal are looking to sign another non-league star just days after completing the signing of Cohen Bramall.
Bramall’s move to Arsenal was officially completed on Thursday afternoon amid huge expectations. The hope the club has on him was evident in Wenger’s comparison of the defender to former Gunner and England Great Ashley Cole.
Sometime last summer, Wenger categorically stated that Arsenal would explore the lower leagues in search of top talents and it appears the boss is not ready to stop with Bramall’s signing.
And according to GetHampshire via the Daily Star, Bramall could be joined by another young talent from the non-league.
The report claims club scouts gave been monitoring Aldershot youngster Idris Kanu.
It is claimed Wenger has assigned scouts to keep track of Kanu’s development and Arsenal could make a move to sign him if he continues to impress.
Arsenal scouts watched Kanu last weekend in Aldershot’s 2-1 victory against Southport and are expected to continue watching him in the next few weeks or months as the case may be.
Other Premier League clubs are also keeping tabs on the young man who had a trial at Manchester United last year. Despite impressing at Old Trafford, the player opted to sign a professional deal with Aldershot and he is contracted to the non-league club until 2019.
I really don’t know much about Kanu considering he doesn’t appear a lot on our TV screens but for Arsenal to be interested in his services, it suggests he is a very talented lad. One worth keeping an eye on.