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Kelechi Nwakali & Samuel Chukwueze Arsenal coach, Wenger confirms deal with Nigeria junior internationals

The duo was impressive for the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria as they won the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile

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Kelechi Nwakali play Arsene Wenger has confirmed Nigeria Junior international, Kelechi Nwakali will join Arsenal (Getty Images)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that they are about to sign Nigeria junior internationals, Kelechi Nwakali and Samuel Chukwueze.

The duo was impressive for the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria as they won the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile.

Samuel Chukwueze play Samuel Chukwueze was Bronze boot winner from the FIFA U-17 World Cup. (Kelechi Nwakali)

 

Nwakali finished the tournament as the best player, winning the Golden Ball while Chukwueze was the third highest goalscorer at the 2015 FIFA U-15 World Cup.

Allwell Nwakali who is the brother of Kelechi in an interview revealed that the midfielder will be joining Arsenal and Wenger has confirmed that a deal is close.

Arsene Wenger play Wenger says work permit and medical issues are the only thing to be sorted out (Daily Mail)

 

Wenger has now confirmed Arsenal are in advanced talks to sign the Nigerian wonderkids.

"Yes of course there are work permit issues. There are medical issues, because they have to make medicals. It’s progressing well,"  Wenger said.

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