Midfielder waiting on Wenger for Arsenal future

Nwakali who signed for Arsenal in 2016 spent the entire season at Dutch second division side, MVV Maastricht.

Kelechi Nwakali

Nwakali who signed for Arsenal in 2016 spent the entire season at Dutch second division side, .

His loan deal at the club ended on Friday, May 5 with their 1-1 home draw against RKC Waalwijk.

The 18-year-old is expected to rejoin Arsenal this summer and his agent Olumide Olowu says he will have a conversation with Wenger on the future of the midfielder.

“We'll be going into fresh talks with Wenger to know what the future holds for Nwakali. I hope the young man will return to Arsenal and continue to build his future there,” Olowu told in an interview.

Nwakali was signed by Arsenal from Diamond Football Academy in Nigeria on a five-year deal.

He attracted the attention of several clubs with his impressive outing for the Golden Eaglets at the 2015FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Chile.

As captain of the Golden Eaglets, Nwakali led Nigeria to the title and was named the Player of the Tournament.

He scored one goal for MVV Maastricht in 22 appearances helping them to finish seventh in the Dutch second division.

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