Abuja - The
captain of Nigeria's FIFA U17 World Cup champions, Kelechi Nwakali has pulled
interest from both English and Italian clubs.
to Meto.co.uk the agent
of the Nigerian midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has revealed that he’s in talks over
a move to Arsenal even though Chelsea FC and Udinese are said to want the
Nigerian youngster ahead of the January window.
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Nwakali whose performances at the just concluded FIFA U17 World Cup in Chile
helped Nigeria to lift the trophy for the fifth time and earned him the Most
Valuable Player (MVP) of the tournament had earlier admitted that he would love
to play for Arsenal.
have been in touch with Arsenal. There has been no feedback or a bid as
yet though," explained Klay Ekeocha to MetroUk
like Kelechi Iheanacho who pulled interest from a host of European clubs after
helping Nigeria to lift the 2013 FIFA U17 World Cup but now stars for English
club, Manchester City; Kelechi Nwakali may as well sign for yet another English