Arsenal have announced that Nigeria midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has joined Spanish Segunda B side, SD Huesca on a three-year contract, reports Completesports.com
“Kelechi Nwakali has joined Spanish Segunda Division side, SD Huesca in a permanent deal,”reads a statement on Arsenal’s official website.
“We would like to wish Kelechi all the best for the future.
“The deal is subject to the completion of regulatory processes.
Nwakali linked up with the Gunners in 2016 after captaining Nigeria to win the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup where he won the Golden Ball as the tournament’s best player.
SD Huesca also announced the signing of Nwakali on their Twitter plaform and website on Monday.
“TRANSFER | The young Nigerian
midfielder Kelechi Nwakali signs for
three seasons with the @SDHuesca,
coming from @ArsenalEspanol.
You are welcome, @Kelechi
nwakali!,” the spanish club tweeted.
He spent the first half of the 2017/18 season on loan at VVV Venlo in the Ditch Eredivisie, before joining MW Maastricht. During these two loan spells, he made 30 appearances.
Last season, he spent time on loan with FC Porto in the Portuguese Primeira Liga.
By Adeboye Amosu