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Kelechi Nwakali joins Arsenal Academy

Kelechi Nwakali

 We have completed the signing of 18-year-old attacking midfielder Kelechi Nwakali from the Diamond Football Academy in Nigeria. The Nigeria youth international captained his country to victory in the Fifa Under-17 World Cup in Chile last year, where he won the Player of the Tournament award.

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Kelechi, who joins us as a young professional, will look to gain experience with a loan move in the coming months. We would like to welcome him to the club.