98. Kelechi Nwakali (On loan at VVV-Venlo, until June 2018)

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Part of the successful Nigeria squad at the 2015 U17 World Cup, talented midfielder Kelechi sealed his move to Arsenal from the Diamond Academy in 2016.

Having been unable to obtain a work permit, the starlet was sent out on loan to MVV Maastricht in the Dutch second tier and impressed as he produced some outstanding performances.

In total Kelechi, who is usually deployed as an attacking midfielder, made 34 appearances for his temporary side, while he scored three goals and provided four assists, picking up several man of the match awards in the process.

This season Kelechi could be heading out on loan again.

Name Kelechi Nwakali

Nationality Nigerian

Born 05.06.1998

Signed professional Summer 2016

Loan spells MVV Maastricht

 

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