Arsene Wenger is reportedly keen on bolstering his side in the January transfer window for the second half of the 2015/2016 season.
Just days after Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger had revealed his side were in for a very quiet end to the transfer window, the Gunners are ready to make an announcement on a double deal. Earlier last week, The Gunners were reported to be closing in on a double deal for Nigerian youngsters Chidiebere Nwakali and Samuel Chukwueze. The deal is now being reported to be basically done and dusted.
Football Insider has gathered via sources close to the situation that the deal to take the youngsters to the Emirates is now ’99 per cent done’. The same paper had earlier reported last week that an Arsenal recruitment source had disclosed to them that the London giants had reached an agreement on a double deal for Nwakali and Chukwueze having been impressed by their showings as they turned out for Nigeria enroute to winning the Under 17 World Cup last year in Chile.
The Gunners however have to wait for the needed clearance, work permits and visas for the teenagers to play in the UK, the Insider further claims the Gunners are hopeful they will be in place before the end of the week.
Once granted, both players are to fly into London next week to sign youth scholarship deals with a view of signing professional contracts when they turn 18.
Credit must go to Arsene Wenger who has acted fast to beat rivals Manchester City to the signing of Nwakali who was crowned the most valuable Player of the 2015U17 World Cup. The midfielder has had trials with the Citizens who also have the player’s elder brother Chidiebere Nwakali on their books.
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