Arsenal Football Club is delighted to announce that young defender Martin Angha has signed his first professional contract with the Club.

The Switzerland Youth International, who turned 17 only three days ago, is currently a regular with the Under-18s. He has made 14 appearances for Steve Bould’s side, including one in the FA Youth Cup, and has one goal to his name so far this season.

Martin has also featured for the Reserves, appearing once this season. In addition, Angha was the only player of Schoolboy age to play for the Reserves last season, when he was called upon three times by Neil Banfield.

Everyone at the Club is looking forward to the continued contribution and development of Martin with Arsenal in the years to come.

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