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Promising Nigerian defender Joseph Olowu has spoken of his happiness at signing his first professional contract with Premier League side Arsenal, shortly after celebrating his 18th birthday.
Olowu has been offered his first professional contract five years after he joined the Emirates outfit.
”Delighted to have signed my first professional contract @arsenal, looking forward to continuing my development at this great club,” tweeted Joseph Olowu.
‘The real work starts now. All glory to God.”
Like Alex Iwobi and Chuba Akpom, Olowu is also a product of the famous Hale End Academy that produced Jack Wilshere, Johan Djourou, Hal Robson-Kanu, Tony Adams and Ashley Cole amongst others.
Olowu has made only seven appearances for Arsenal’s U18 and U23 teams this season due to injury.