NOT MESSI, AWARD WINNING STAR Snub Chelsea & Manchester City For Arsenal Deal

The Gunners have been handed a boost in attempts to capture Nigerian striker Kelechi Nwakali, with the Nigeria international admitting he would prefer to play for the gunner, according to Nigerian media.

The Nigerian international has been linked with a move to top clubs in the Premier league as defending champions Chelsea are keen to sign him and also league leaders Manchester City where he previously gone on trial.

Nigeria won the recent Under 17 world cup and the star captained his country to victory where he ended up winning the most Valuable player award.

‘I would love to play for Arsenal,’ he told the Nigerian media.

‘They are their Premier League club I will like to play for them because they play the best football in the world.’

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