Arsenal Transfer News Summary: Nwakali deal confirmed, Fans want Gibbs to leave

Arsenal completed the terms for talented African striker, Wenger confirms

Arsenal officials are on the verge of completing the deal for the talented Nigerian duo Kelechi Nwakali & Samuel Chukwueze.

The-17-year old Nigeria international starlet Kelechi Nwakali keen to play for Arsenal, not for Chelsea and Liverpool. Nigerian woonderkid impressed football fans with his stunning performances, and the great sense of creating goal scoring opportunities.

Nwakali picked up the award for player of the tournament at the 2015 under-17 World Cup.

Kelechi NwakaliNigerian starlet revealed quite an interesting interview while speaking about Barclays Premier League football. Nwakali said: “I would love to play for Arsenal.”

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

The Gunners boss Arsene Wenger also confirms the deal: “Yes. The [talks] are progressing well,” said Arsene Wenger. “Yes of course there are work permit issues. There are medical issues, because they have to make medicals. It’s progressing well.”

The source also claims, Arsenal will complete the double deal for £4m.

According to Metro, Nwakali is on his way to join Arsenal while Chukwueze is exprected to join the Gunners in the next month.

“I am going to Arsenal to work and try to be the best I can.

With God anything is possible, to work hard to justify my claim for first team football.” – Nwakali said.


Arsenal fan reactions revealed on Twitter after Kieran Gibbs awful performance

The North London giants defeated Burnley in the FA Cup clash, But the fans refused to forgive the-26-year old left-back for one unintentional moment.

Chile international attacker, Alexis Sanchez strike, secured a 2-1 win for the Gunners who have progressed to the fifth round of the competition yet again.

The visitors managed to equalize only ten minutes after Arsene Wenger’s men had taken the lead. That goal came after Burnley unsettled the North London giants defense with a move which saw Kieran Gibbs somehow tackle Francis Coquelin (by mistake) in the build-up.


Arsenal fans slammed Gibbs on Twitter, and warned club officials to sell the defender.

See Fan reactions revealed on Twitter bellow:


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Nikola Korosec

Nikola is the columnist of Balkan Talk. He writes about Slovenian football and loves Maribor FC. Zlatko Zahovic is his favourite player.