Done Deal – Arsenal Loan Out Top Prospect Kelechi Nwakali To Dutch Side VVV Venlo


Arsenal will in the coming days confirmed the departure of highly rated Nigerian teen prospect Kelechi Nwakali to newly promoted Dutch top flight side VVV Venlo.


Nwakali spent last season on loan to second division Dutch side MVV Maastricht and starred in games against Venlo who have now secured his signature for the upcoming season.

He will arrive in the Netherlands next week to formally kick start his career with the Dutch side from where Arsenal will monitor his progress in view of giving him a chance in their main team in the future.

Last season Arsenal other highly rated youngster Gedion Zelalem spent the season on loan to Venlo, who were promoted to the top division last season and once upon a time had as many as four Nigerians on their books.

Ahmed Musa, Uche Nwofor, Alex Nkume and Micahel Uchebo were at a time on the books of the Dutch side ‎who are hoping to maintain their top flight status after regaining promotion.