Nigerian Whizkid Kelechi Nwakali Training With Arsenal Reserves Ahead Of Loan Move
Nigeria U20 international Kelechi Nwakali is training with Arsenal Reserves as he bids to step up his fitness ahead of a loan move.
The Gunners higher-ups have not yet reached a decision on the club he’ll spend the 2017-2018 campaign after the attacking midfielder failed to secure a work permit.
”Kelechi Nwakali is still in London, training with the U23 team of Arsenal. Arsenal have not yet decided the club he’ll be loaned out to next season,” a top source close to Nwakali told allnigeriasoccer.com.
The 19-year-old Nwakali joined Arsenal on a five-year deal in the summer of 2016 after starring at the 2015 Fifa U17 World Cup.
He spent the whole of last season at MVV Maastricht, and has targeted a temporary switch to a top-tier team in one of the big leagues in Europe in the forthcoming season.