Arsenal's Kelechi Nwakali joins MVV Maastricht on loan for season
Arsenal have loaned teenager Kelechi Nwakali to MVV Maastricht for the rest of the season.
Nwakali, 18, signed a five-year deal with the Gunners in the summer, joining from the Diamond Football Academy in Nigeria.
However, Arsenal have opted to temporarily ship out the midfielder, who has been granted a Dutch work permit, in order to gain some regular first-team football.
Nwakali will link up with fellow Gunner Stefan O'Connor, who is also out on loan at the Eerste Divisie side.
Good luck, Kelechihttps://t.co/jQqE2uW9Xl- Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) September 16, 2016
"We wish Kelechi well for the season ahead," Arsenal said in a statement confirming the move.
Nwakali led Nigeria to last year's Under-17 World Cup title in Chile, where he was named player of the tournament.
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